Desert Museum Tucson – 520 – 833 – 2702
Desert Museum Tucson – Description, Location & Suggestions
Desert Muesum Tucson is the place to get a first hand look at wildlife in the Sonoran Desert. Visitors may take one of the many daily tours or just wander around on the paths and trails. There are over 2 miles of paths on the 21 acre museum grounds. 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 Desert Museum Tucson 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” at the Desert Museum Tucson. Javelina, Wolves, Coyotes, Mountain Lions, Prairie Dogs and Gila Monsters. Oh, Yes – the snakes that are found in the the desert around Tucson.
A 1/2 day or more is needed to take in all of the Desert Museum Tucson is a great day trip and fun for the whole family whether you are living in Tucson or just visiting.
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