Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Phone 520 – 833 – 2702
Tips On Visiting The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum – Suggestions & Map
Please understand there are over 2 miles of paths on the 21 acre museum grounds. Once on the paths, you will be out in the sun so plan accordingly and be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
Hours of operation are year round from 7:30 AM until 5:00PM for most of the year. Due to later sun rise, winter hours start at 8:30 AM. Prices generally run from $12 for adults and $4 for kids. Check the Desert Museum Website for current prices and announcements.
At the Sonoran Desert Museum there are many things to see. A desert zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden are on the grounds and centrally located.
Seeing the desert wildlife in their natural habitat is quite exciting. Expect to see a variety of small desert “things” as well as Javelina, Wolves, Coyotes, Mountain Lions, Prarie Dogs and Gila Monsters. Oh Yes – and the snakes that found in the the desert around Tucson.
A 1/2 day or more is needed to take in all of the Sonoran Desert Museum is a great day trip and fun for the whole family whether you are living in Tucson or just visiting.
Other popular Tucson Attractions include Kitt Peak about 50 miles Southwest of Tucson, Old Tucson Studios West of Tucson and the Pima Air & Space Museum & San Xavier del Bac Mission on the South Side of Tucson.
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