Arizona-Sonora Desert MuseumA unique museum experience is 11 miles from the Arizona Riverpark Inn. Almost all of what you'll see at this popular 98-acre Tucson attraction is outside. The museum is comprised of an art gallery, aquarium, botanical garden, and zoo. Discover more than 200 animal species, 1,200 varieties of plants, and two miles of walking paths that will take you through a diversity of desert habitats. What's more, you'll encounter a comprehensive collection of regional minerals.
Prices -Adults (18-64): $19.50; Seniors (65+): $17.50; Youth (13-17): $15.50; Children (4-12): $6; Children 3 & under: Free
Hours -March-September: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; June-August: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Saturdays until 10:00 p.m.); October-February: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Desert Gala
- Youth Programs Anniversary Celebration
- Desert Delectables Night
- Walking Paths
- Botanical Garden
- Earth Sciences Center Cave
- Live Animal Presentations