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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Founded in 1952 by William Carr and Arthur Pack, the museum is dedicated to conserving the Sonoran Desert by protecting native plants and animals, providing educational programming, maintaining and improvung the museum's collection of plants and animals and supporting research and advancing scientific understanding of the desert.

The goal of the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to become friendlier to their environment. This indoor and outdoor museum exhibits more than 300 species of native wildlife and 1,300 varieties of native plants.

Exhibits: Earth Sciences, Mountain Woodland, Desert Grassland, Desert Loop Trail, Cat Canyon, Riparian Corridor, Cactus Gardens, Pollination Gardens, Walk-In Aviary and Desert Garden.

Hours: Open daily, including holidays. March - September: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm; October - February: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Summer Saturday Evenings: 7:30 am - 10:00 pm (June - August)

Contact Information

2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743

Phone: 520 883-2702
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