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Biosphere 2

32540 S Biosphere Rd, Mile marker 96.5, Oracle, AZ 85623-7019
1-520-838-6200
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Amazing!!

Even for a non-scientist, this was an amazing place. Of course, I'm old enough to remember when it... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
dayle2016
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Yuma, Arizona
Impressive and Educational

This is a great example of finding out more about something which you likely knew very little. The... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
Nancy J
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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32540 S Biosphere Rd, Mile marker 96.5, Oracle, AZ 85623-7019
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

Even for a non-scientist, this was an amazing place. Of course, I'm old enough to remember when it was build and the expectation of the experiment. To know that it is still being used for scientific research was refreshing. We must be careful with our...More

Thank dayle2016
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is a great example of finding out more about something which you likely knew very little. The guys are amazingly thoughtful and deliberate in allowing you to understand not just the facility but the science. It will take a minimum of one and one...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 9 March 2016

If you aren't into science... you will still probably love this place! We try to visit each time we go. The discoveries, the eco systems, the knowledge here is just profound and the experience is absolutely amazing. We will be back!

1  Thank TheRealJ0E
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My family and I highly enjoyed our visit! Our guide was thorough and very knowledgeable. One can easily spend the whole day at the facility learning and enjoying all of the exhibits! The talks they were advertising seem very interesting. Oh, the chili at the...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this when you visit the Tucson area. Fascinating from an engineering, scientific, and historical perspective.

Thank Bladerunner044
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Pictures don't do this place justice. You need to experience it in person - the scale of the place is astonishing. Knowing I was in a giant laboratory where people are still experimenting and learning today made me feel grateful to have a peek. The...More

Thank MicheleandBrian
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I remember the talk about the biosphere a long time ago. I never realized it was still an on-going science venture. It is fascinating to see what is still being done here as well as learn about how the place was built. and the original...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 March 2016

It is a unique place and if you have the time a place you should visit. The concept and construction of this place is quite interesting even if the initial experiment did not play out as was originally planned. It is a place of learning...More

Thank Meezermeister
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Our trip to Biosphere 2 was a thought provoking trip that combined the history of the place--from its conception and construction thru its use as a sealed ecosystem. And how several folks spent two years of testing their self-sufficiency and now to its current use...More

1  Thank L Fred C
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Our tour, led by Yarina, was 90 minutes about how far we can go to model how our planet might react to different types of stress. She had an in depth grasp of how the facility has been changed during previous experiments. A major upcoming...More

Thank Dick D
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refugee1046
I have been to Biosphere2 three times and have never seen the abandoned home of a woman who married royalty. We are going again in three weeks and would like to know where to look from - perhaps - the stone patio near the cafe.
15 March 2017|
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Response from jadamsb2 | Property representative |
Thank you for visiting in the past and for your future visits. The House that you reference is the Suffolk House and was build by Lady Margaret ‘Daisy’ Leiter of Chicago Long before American military personnel flooded the UK... More
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Dianne_and_Dave
How would it be for our 9 year old grandson? Looking for things to do in Tucson
11 March 2017|
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Response from LoveNewAdventures | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the kid, his interests and how the visit is presented. For example if he likes science fiction shows, the idea of people living in an enclosed environment in preparation for space travel may be fascinating. If... More
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Dianne_and_Dave
How would it be for our 9 year old grandson? Looking for things to do in Tucson
11 March 2017|
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Response from tripbhb | Reviewed this property |
May be fun...depends on the kid..if they like science it would be great...the walk is not short...I was the kind of kid who liked that stuff...still am...there is enough diversity to keep their mind busy..plus it could make... More
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