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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Type:Family Friendly,Gardens,Museums,Outdoor Activities,Science Museums,Sightseeing,Zoos
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of Tucson's star attractions,with good reason.Part zoo,part natural history museum,and part botanical garden,the facility is set on 21 acres and is home to... Read More
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of Tucson's star attractions,with good reason.Part zoo,part natural history museum,and part botanical garden,the facility is set on 21 acres and is home to numerous animals that roam freely within invisibly-fenced enclosures.After checking out the exhibits in the main visitor center,wander along two miles of paved pathways,where you can catch sight of endangered species such as the Mexican wolf,thick-billed parrot,ocelot,margay,jaguarundi,and the Gila topminnow;and not-so-endangered critters like leafcutter ants,black bears,river otters,bighorn sheep,coatis,beavers,coyote,javelinas,black-tailed prairie dogs,termites and roadrunners.And don't miss the captivating cactus garden or the Hummingbird Aviary!
- Mar:-;May Daily;7:30am-5pmJun;-;Aug Mon-Fri;7:30am-3pm
- Sun:7:30am-5pmSep Daily;7:30am-5pmOct;-;Feb Daily;8:30am-5pm
- Adult $19.50;Senior (65+) $17.50;Child (13-17) $15.50;Child (3-12) $8
- Romantic Things to Do:"This is a "living" outdoor museum – bring sunscreen and water."
- Things to Do with Kids:"This is a "living" outdoor museum.Pack some sunscreen and water."
- Sightseeing,Best Attractions & Activities,Museums,Family-Friendly Museums:"This is a "living" outdoor museum--bring sunscreen and water."
- Best forRomantic Things to DoBecause:Meandering cobblestone nature paths and lush desert gardens make the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum a great romantic destination.
- Best forThings to Do with KidsBecause:The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum gives kids an up-close look at the fauna and flora of the Sonoran desert.
- Best forSightseeingBecause:Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a uniquely Tucson attraction that showcases the natural flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert.
- Recommended asBest Attractions & ActivitiesBecause:The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a unique outdoor museum showcasing the natural flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert.
- Best forMuseumsBecause:The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum celebrates the natural history,flora and fauna of Tucson's Sonoran Desert,helping bring to life the story of the desert.
- Best forFamily-Friendly MuseumsBecause:The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a fun,educational outdoor museum the whole family will love.