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Great guided tour with booklet

I loved the guided tour with the booklet. To think how long ago this was made and how hard it must... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Enjoy history!

Visitor center loaded with lots of interesting merchandise. The receptionist is very pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Yuma, Arizona
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1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We do have a special bond with this Mission, as our oldest daughter was married here over 14 years ago. The ceremony in this old church was so special, that all our relatives (from the East Coast and Canada) are still talking about it. The...More

10  Thank NYU62
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I visited in September and stayed about an hour, walking round ruins in the small site and looking at some of the information displays inside. I was the only person there except for staff, it seems it's a little off the beaten path for some...More

1  Thank 135PaulM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly disappointed this time. I've visited before and had a docent each time but not today. We're 68, 73, and 82... in good health but not young. We were handed a book to read as we went along. Really??? In AZ heat we were expected...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the guided tour with the booklet. To think how long ago this was made and how hard it must have been is amazing. I really enjoyed the entrance with all the gifts to purchase and the nice volunteers. I bought a great cookbook...More

1  Thank abqkelli
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Visitor center loaded with lots of interesting merchandise. The receptionist is very pleasant and informative. Going through the museum is a look back into history with lots of relics. Visiting the Mission and exploring the grounds was like stepping back in history.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Tumacacori was a pleasant gem to find after visiting Tubac with family. We were excited to find and learn about local history. Allow time to walk around and enjoy.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Tumacacori National History Park is only 46 miles from Tucson. You will learn a lot about the Spanish Colonial Jesuit missions. The entry fee is $7/person that includes a self-guided tour. (See Picture) I will recommend to do the movie first, then the church and...More

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We enjoyed walking around the grounds and had a better understanding of the life there. The people at the site were friendly and helpful. Nice small gift shop and loved using our National Park Pass to get in free.

Thank NewMexnative
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This was a fascinating local museum and park. It is not over commercialised and wandering around really immerses you in early settlement history and promotes understanding of USA roots Friendly and enthusiastic staff lovely location

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

By comparison the more known San Xavier is a work of art and man, while Tumacacori is an example of the labor of man. Fortunately, little restoration has been done. This allows the viewers to understand the efforts put forth to build this church. Now...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The gardens at this national historical park are luscious, like an oasis in the desert. We enjoyed touring the grounds and buildings, giving us a glimpse into what life was like in a Southwest mission centuries ago. The church and graveyard are worth visiting as...More

Thank Susie780
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a must see if you're near Tubac. We always enjoy taking visitors to this park since it is so easy to get to and handicapped friendly. There are several events that take place here especially during the Christmas holidays when they light up...More

Thank Roxine B
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1 November 2018|
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Response from Poudre1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but well worth it. If you are a seasoned citizen, get and use the senior pass.