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Tumacacori National Historical Park

1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
+1 520-377-5060
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Gorgeous unfinished mission church with a beautiful peaceful park

We visited this after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and once again we were happy we did ! This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
Historical Connection/Simple Beauty in an

A burst of history from "the other side" of the US (my wife and I live on the East Coast); a site... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
+1 520-377-5060
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and once again we were happy we did ! This is a gem just south of Tucson and if you like serene places go and have a look. We were greeted friendly by the ranger of...More

Thank Dutchkathy
Reviewed 6 days ago

A burst of history from "the other side" of the US (my wife and I live on the East Coast); a site that is simple, quiet, informative, and beautiful in its preservation and architecture. It's so easy to feel "connection" with those who lived here...More

Thank deburkins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but interesting museum, a preserved but not restored chapel. Beautiful setting. From here it's possible to hike down to the river or along the Anza trail.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a visit to this small national park. The mission was built in the 1790s and explains a lot about how the Spanish moved into this area and both blended into and assimilated the local Indians. This site is an important component in understanding...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great place for adults, families, kids and everyone to visit, explore and roam. The park houses centuries of history dating back to the exploration of "New Mexico" as discovered by the Spaniards in the early 1600's. A great museum, an old orchard and a historic...More

Thank bajaarizonat
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you are a history lover? Then come to this old national historical treasure. You can go inside the church that was built by Indians of the area hundreds of years earlier. There is a book shop and volunteers who intimately know the historical details...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This national park is not too far from Tucson. The entire property is very well preserved, and well worth the $5 per person. The church is just a ruin these days, but if you close your eyes and use your imagination, you can recreate how...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We took our 3 boys to earn their Junior Ranger Badge for this park. Although we have lived in Tucson for over 10 years, this was our first trip. We all loved it! The museum that shows a recreation of the mission as it was...More

Thank ddbrown2075
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a must do when in Southern Arizona! I read a review and it stated we would not be disappointed and they were right! Totally worth the money! ($5 PP) This mission is well preserved and there is a little garden and some out...More

Thank loreel260
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This mission is well preserved and easily walked by anyone. A lush garden is attached and the university of Arizona is rebuilding the orchard by the river. The exhibits are well explained and you can easily get interesting pictures. The gift shop is small but...More

Thank alphawolfie
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