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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743, USA

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About Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona.  it features two miles of walking paths traversing 21 acres of the desert landscape. It is one of the most visited attractions in Southern Arizona


Attractions near Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Old Tucson4.67km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Old Tucson is an American movie studio and theme park just west of Tucson, Arizona, adjacent to the Tucson Mountains and close to the western portion of Saguaro National Park. It was opened to the public in 1960, and historical tours are offered about the movies filmed there, along with live cast entertainment featuring stunt shows and shootouts.

Saguaro National Park5.86km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Saguaro National Park is an American national park in Pima County, southeastern Arizona. Popular activities in the park include hiking on its 165 miles of trails and sightseeing along paved roads near its two visitor centers. Both districts allow bicycling and horseback riding on selected roads and trails. The Rincon Mountain District offers limited wilderness camping, but there is no overnight camping in the Tucson Mountain District.

Sentinel Peak16.96km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Sentinel Peak is a 2,897 ft peak in the Tucson Mountains southwest of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The valley's first inhabitants grew crops at the mountain's base, along the Santa Cruz River.  The peak is part of a 272-acre park, the largest natural resource park in the City of Tucson.

Tucson Museum of Art, east entrance18.35km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block is an art museum and art education institution located in the Presidio District of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The museum comprises 74,000-square-feet of exhibition space over a four-acre city block that includes a contemporary main museum and 19th C. historic homes that have been adapted for reuse as the Museum restaurant, pottery school, and galleries.

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum18.44km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Presidio San Agustín del Tucsón was a presidio located within Tucson, Arizona. The original fortress was built by Spanish soldiers during the 18th century and was the founding structure of what became the city of Tucson. After the American arrival in 1856, the original walls were dismantled, with the last section torn down in 1918.

St. Augustine Cathedral Church18.71km from Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

The Cathedral of Saint Augustine is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson. It is located in Tucson, Arizona. The cathedral features an elaborate cast stone façade with the coat of arms of Pope Pius XI, who was the pope at the time of the building's construction.

Where is Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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Pima county is a county in the south central region of the U.S. state of Arizona. The county is named after the Pima Native Americans who are indigenous to this area.