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This renowned combination zoo, natural history museum, botanical garden and art gallery reflects the diverse flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert, featuring wildlife such as coyotes, bears and mountain lions in their natural settings and two...more
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We actually changed plans in order to fit this into our schedule and we were very happy we did. It’s quite a large outdoor museum so I would suggest 4 hours to really enjoy the museum inside and out and be able to do the...More
This museum is a must see when visiting Tucson. As one strolls down the many paths, each showcases a particular ecosystem of the Arizona deserts with its diverse flora and fauna. There is even a hummingbird aviary. Don't miss the raptors in free flight. There...More
It’s winter in Tucson and most of the wildlife was quiet and resting. The hummingbird aviary was so peaceful and the birds very curious about humans. Docents very friendly and fun to talk with. Weather was high 60s and blue skies. The Big Horn Sheep...More
We weren’t sure if we would be able to make it here due to everything else we had planned, but we kept hearing we had to go - so we squeezed it in and were glad we did! We didn’t get to see everything, since...More
The Sonoran Desert museum is a true gem, so unique . By walking through it you become part of this extraordinary habitat. The volunteers are so ready to engage with you to share their knowledge .We also saw a rapture show which highlighted yet another...More
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Most guests find that they are able to visit the Museum within 2-4 hours but usually wish they had set aside most the of the day to explore and see the different shows we have to offer. Currently we have our Raptor Free... More
Most guests find that they are able to visit the Museum within 2-4 hours but usually wish they had set aside most the of the day to explore and see the different shows we have to offer. Currently we have our Raptor Free Fight presentation at 10 and 2. The Fur, Feather, and Fangs presentation is at 12:15 in the Warden Oasis Theater on Thursdays, Friday, and Saturdays. The Live and (sort of) on the program is Sunday - Wednesday at 12:15 at the Warden Oasis Theater as well.