Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
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The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.
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Great place to visit with guest of all ages. One place to see and learn about the desert.
Takes a few hours, but you get to learn some great things about our beautiful desert! If you go in the evening, you can get lucky and watch them feed the hawks.
The Sonoran Desert museum is a top sightseeing place where you will get to see all types of local wildlife and learn more about the Sonoran Desert. There are often seasonal events taking place and there is food and drink for purchase.
A renowned destination and must-go-to for first-time visitors and residents alike, this combination of botanical garden, zoo, and natural history museum is the perfect place to learn about the fascinating animal and plant life of the Sonoran Desert. As a bonus, the drive there will reward you with…
Everyone’s favorite wildlife habitat and garden. Visiting the museum gives you the chance to see the west side (overlooked and underrated) of town.
Learn about the desert and see all sorts of desert creatures and plants up close and personal. Pack a picnic and stop on your scenic drive through Gates Pass.
World-renowned, 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 desert landscape. A must see!
An absolute must for out of towners. Voted as one the top 10 museums in the country, this is an outdoor sampling of all the desert plants and animals that make this place special. Just up the road!
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre (40 ha) zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona, it features two miles (3.2 km) of walking paths traversing 21 acres (8.5 ha) of desert landscape. It is one…
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