Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
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The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.
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An absolute must for out of towners. Voted as one the top 10 museums in the country, this is an outdoor sampling of all the desert plants and animals that make this place special. Just up the road!
Everyone should visit this place, it's a botanical park and zoo all in one gorgeous setting! Wonderful restaurants as well!
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre (40 ha) zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona, it features two miles (3.2 km) of walking paths traversing 21 acres (8.5 ha) of desert landscape. It is one…
Designated top US destination. Outdoor live animal native environment sightseeing. Beautiful drive. One of a kind. Food.
This is a first class museum and wildlife park outside Tucson. They have amazing demonstrations and exhibits with live animals of our unique desert environments.
The Sonoran Desert museum is a top sightseeing place where you will get to see all types of local wildlife and learn more about the Sonoran Desert. There are often seasonal events taking place and there is food and drink for purchase.
World-renowned, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona, it features two miles of walking paths traversing 21 acres of desert landscape. A must see!
Fantastic and expansive indoor/outdoor museum in the middle of a beautiful desert valley. Views are incredible. The "Raptor free flight" is super cool - they have trained owls, hawks, falcons, etc. that they do a flight demonstration with - the birds swoop down right over your heads. The hummingbird…
great outdoor wildlife museum to see the critters that live in this part of the country