Be sure to get there when they open. Some of the walk is out though the hot open desert. We did get to see all the animals since we got there early. Very friendly volunteers that will direct you to must see exhibits.
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I always wanted to visit the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. I find the desert fascinating and many are surprised to see so much wildlife in such a challenging environment. The displays are well done and there's something for the kids to do at each area.
Outstanding museum. I immediately bought a single membership when I arrived. The staff was very friendly and informative. The map was very clear and easy to follow. I was at the park for 2 hours. Also decided to go back again on Sunday morning. I...More
Arrive early in the day prior to the heat and you will see a variety of animals in natural settings. In addition to viewing animals, we learned much of geology and botanical information regarding the Sonoran Desert. Black bear, big horn sheep, deer, otter, bird...More
This is a lovely site. We started at the Aviary. There was every bird I expected to see. Wrens, road runners, wood peckers and quail. To mention a few and several I didn't know the name of until we read the info readily available at...More
If you come to Tucson, the museum is a must. You will see animals in natural habitat and if you time it properly, they have a raptor show that is astounding. If that does not interest you, you still get a stroll through our beautiful...More