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Tucson, Arizona, USA

Attractions in Tucson, Arizona

Amusements

  • Funtasticks Family Fun Park
    221 East Wetmore Road, Tucson, AZ 85705
    520-888-4653, Funtasticks offers mini-golf, go-karts, batting cages, bumper boats, a seven-ride Kiddie Land, and a state-of-the-art video arcade. Atlantis Laser Odyssey is also... more info  map

  • Old Tucson Studios
    201 South Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85735
    520-883-0100, Voted Best Western Movie Set in 2005 by both Editors and Readers of True West magazine, and recently listed among five one-of-a-kind Tucson sites by USA Today, Old... more info  map

  • Tucson Greyhound Park
    2601 South Third Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85713
    520-884-7576, Tucson Greyhound Park has been providing entertainment to Southern Arizona for over six decades. more info  map

Casinos

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Historic Stone Avenue Temple
    564 South Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-670-9073, The first synagogue in the Arizona territory that is now a center for regional Jewish history and community events. more info  map

  • San Xavier del Bac Mission
    1950 West San Xavier Road, Tucson, AZ 85746
    Located on the Tohono O'odham Reservation
    520-294-2624, Acclaimed as one of the finest examples of mission architecture in U.S., the San Xavier del Bac Mission is located in Southwest Tucson. more info  map

  • St. Augustine Cathedral
    192 South Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-623-6351, In the mid 1800s, St. Augustine was built. A historical marker in a small park at Church and Broadway downtown marks the location of that adobe and stone structure,... more info  map

  • Tombstone Epitaph
    9 South Fifth Street, Tucson, AZ 85638
    520-457-2211, Visit the newspaper museum displaying vintage newspapers and printing equipment. Read the original 1881 reports of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. See how newspapers... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Arizona Historical Society Museum Downtown
    949 East 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85719
    520-628-5774, The Arizona Historical Society has the world's largest collection of Arizona history artifacts, documents, and photographs. more info  map

  • Arts Partnership Gallery
    125 South Arizona Avenue, Tucson, AZ520-624-9977, Located in downtown arts district featuring juried emerging artists. more info  map

  • DeGrazia Gallery
    6300 North Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
    520-299-9191, The adobe gallery was designed and built by artist Ted DeGrazia, who achieved worldwide acclaim for his colorful paintings of people and places of the Southwest. Opened... more info  map

  • Fort Lowell Museum
    2900 North Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
    520-885-3832, The museum depicts life at Fort Lowell as a frontier Arizona army post. Long-term and changing exhibits.  more info  map

  • Gallery at 6th & 6th
    439 North Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705
    520-903-0650, The Gallery at 6th & 6th specializes in American Modernism from the 1940s forward, as well as contemporary art continuing that tradition. more info  map

  • International Wildlife Museum
    4800 West Gates Pass Road, Tucson, AZ 85745
    520-629-0100, This museum highlights over 400 species of insects, mammals and birds from around the globe. Some of the collections are more than 100 years old and all the animals... more info  map

  • La Pilita Museum Gallery
    420 South Main Avenue in Barrio Viejo, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-882-7454, The museum is a living repository of photos and oral histories of Barrio Viejo and El Hoyo.  more info  map

  • Mountain Shadow Gallery
    3001 East Skyline Drive, Suite 109, Tucson, AZ 85718
    520-577-6301, Featuring contemporary, original art of local and national artists; displaying oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, bronze & steel sculptures, furniture, & ceramics. ... more info  map

  • Philabaum Glass Studio & Gallery
    711 South Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-884-7404, Philabaum Glass Studio & Gallery is a contemporary glass art and glassblowing studio. more info  map

  • Pima Air & Space Museum
    6000 East Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85706
    520-574-0462, The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest Air & Space Museum in the Western United States.  more info  map

  • Pima County Sports Hall of Fame
    110 South Church Avenue, La Placita Village, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-296-3788, A museum for sports fans, covering 90 years of Arizona sports history, honoring world champions, local legends, 40 sports, and 220 superstars.  more info  map

  • Postal History Foundation
    920 North First Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719
    520-623-6652, While it maintains the largest and one of the finest facilities dedicated to postal history in the western United States, the Foundation is also the only museum that... more info  map

  • Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
    414 North Toole Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-623-2223, This museum features a steam locomotive and outdoor/indoor exhibits exploring the impact of the railroad on Tucson.  more info  map

  • T-Rex Museum
    4125 North Sassy Drive, Marana, AZ 85705
    520-289-4149, The T-Rex Museum has fossils, replicas, science, art, fast facts and hands on exhibits that take you through 570 Million years of prehistory. Every child through the... more info  map

  • Toy Train Operating Museum
    3975 North Miller Avenue, P.O. Box 85425, Tucson, AZ 85705
    520-888-2222, A charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to the hobby of model railroading by providing the public with an interactive museum of operating toy train layouts and... more info  map

  • Tucson Children's Museum
    200 South Sixth Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85702
    520-792-9985, Come to the museum and experience a fun way of learning. All the exhibits are hands-on, encouraging interaction and triggering each child's intellect.  more info  map

  • Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block
    140 North Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
    520-624-2333, Tucson's premiere visual arts destination. The Tucson Museum of Art has been a collecting museum for more than twenty-five years with more than 7,000 pieces. more info  map

  • Tucson Rodeo Parade & Parade Museum
    6th Avenue & Irvington Road, Tucson, AZ 85702
    520-294-1280, There are now over one hundred fifty buggys and wagons on display and additional artifacts of the old west are being collected continually. There is a typical western... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Saguaro National Park
    3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ 85730
    520-733-5153, Located on two sides of Tucson, the Tucson Mountain District or Saguaro West and the Rincon Mountain District or Saguaro East, the Sonoran Desert is home to the most... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
    2021 North Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743
    Adjacent to Saguaro National Park
    520-883-2702, A zoo, natural history museum, aquarium, art gallery and botanical garden, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is home to more than 230 animal species and 1,200 kinds of... more info  map

  • Reid Park Zoo
    1100 South Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716
    520-791-3204, Meet the more than 400 animals - rhinos, elephants, anteaters, polar bears, lions, and many more. Adventure in the African, Asian, and South American regions.  more info  map

  • Tohono Chul Park
    7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
    520-742-6455, Tohono Chul Park is the Southwest center where nature, art, and culture connect. Ramble through winding nature trails and gardens. Tour exhibits in a renovated... more info  map

  • Tucson Botanical Gardens
    2150 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
    520-326-9686, Tucson Botanical Gardens is a place of beauty, inspiration and education about the natural world. There are 16 different gardens within the grounds representing a... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Balloon America
    P.O. Box 31255, Tucson, AZ 85751
    520-299-7744, One of their balloons lifts off next to a desert oasis at the private La Mariposa Resort. Their FAA Certified Commercial Pilots are hand picked from among the most... more info  map

  • Fleur de Tucson Balloon Tours
    4635 North Caida Place, Tucson, AZ 85718
    520-529-1025, Each journey is unique, combining low level views of the beautiful desert landscape, javelina, deer, bobcat, rabbits and red-tailed hawks, and spectacular panoramas from... more info  map

  • Gray Line Tours Tucson
    3594 East Lincoln Street, Tucson, AZ 85714
    520-622-8811, Sightseeing tours of Phoenix, Tucson and the Grand Canyon. more info  map

  • Hummer Tours of Tucson
    12200 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, AZ 85749
    520-977-6615, Hummer Tours of Tucson is here to provide you with a fun and unique way to see and explore beautiful Southern Arizona. Whether you are visiting the area, or you call... more info  map

  • KruseArizona Tours
    4517 East Patricia Street, Tucson, AZ 85712
    520-881-1638, Offers historic walking tours, van tours and coach tours. more info  map

  • Reisen Arizona
    4142 East Kings Road, Tucson, AZ 85711
    520-319-8130, Smaller Southern Dayton tours, with lunch included. more info  map

  • Sabino Canyon Tours
    5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, Tucson, AZ 85750
    520-749-2327, Experience the beauty of one of the most unique Southwestern desert canyons on a Sabino Canyon tram ride. Sabino Canyon is a natural desert oasis located in Tucson’s... more info  map

  • Sierra Madre Express
    P.O. Box 26381, Tucson, AZ 85726
    520-747-0346, When you visit Mexico's fabled Copper Canyon, traveling there on the Sierra Madre Express will assure the perfect vacation experience. Learn about Mexico as few others... more info  map

  • Trail Dust Adventures Jeep Tours
    1665 South Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85711
    520-747-0323, Pull on your favorite jeans and experience the real Sonoran Desert with this four-wheel drive adventure company.  more info  map

  

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