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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona

 
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Distance from city center: 19.2mi
travelller's pictureby travelller History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of November, 2010
I don't think I have ever visited a museum that has focused its exhibitions on the wildlife of the dessert and had such an amazing collection and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is the one.

The open-air museum offers not only guided tours but also live animal shows and interactive video-show entertainments. You can learn so many things about hundreds of animals and thousands of plant that inhabit the deserts in the US.

Address:
2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743, USA

Price:
Adults: $14.50, children: $4.50

Opening Hours:
8:30am-5pm daily.

On the web:
http://www.desertmuseum.org

 
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