This was a really neat place. My husband and I went to visit because he had gone there as a child with his family. There were very nice exhibits and the cost is excellent. We saw a lot more than I expected since we did...More
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Took advantage of the late evening opening and it was superb. Clear blue skies, spectacular views - a real assault on the senses. The displays were informative and interesting but the real star of the show was the desert.
We anticipated a 2-hour stay, but we spent 5 hours here. We got there an hour after they opened, and it was important to see the wildlife more active earlier in the day. Also, the whole place was nice and quite, When some groups of...More
We really enjoyed our visit here! We stayed on the paved path so we might have missed a few exhibits but we saw plenty. The cave and dinosaur/fossil dig was a big hit with my kids. The cactus are beautiful. I definitely recommend for any...More
We always have a great time here. It's important to note it is mostly outside and the paths are long and can get warm in the spring/summer. My boys loved the animal stamp areas at each different animal enclosure. Be sure to wear appropriate walking...More
When I was preparing to scout out retiring in Tucson people told me, If you only do one thing, go to the Desert Museum. I did, and they were right! More a natural zoo overlooking the Avra Valley, with plenty of lizards and birds wandering...More
This museum is not like any other. It is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden located next to Saguaro National Park which has the highest concentration of Saguaro cacti in the world. A must see is the Hummingbird aviary, a large cage...More
Very interesting and insightful museum . It gives you a really good idea of the desert dwelling animals and their struggles in the desert . Everything from birds to reptiles .
We have visited the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 4-5 times over the years. Each visit offered blooming cactus, up close time with desert wildlife, informative staff, and beautiful Native American artwork and jewelry in the gift shop