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Tuscon Desert Museum

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Arizona, United States

  • Activities

    Nature, Nature Tour

  • Price
    $350 USD per trip
  • Duration

    4+ Hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)


  • Starting Location

    From Accommodations

  • Price Includes

    Pick up/ Drop off from accommodations, Guide

  • Notes

    Prices will vary depending on group size, location of pick up and duration of tour. $350 is based on a group size 10 people. Contact George for rates. Admission into the Museum is not included in tour guide fee.


  • The grounds comprise 21 acres with two miles of walking paths, 16 individual gardens, 1,200 native plant species and 56,000 individual plants
  • The animal collection currently includes 230 native mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and birds including a multi-species hummingbird aviary
  • The Museum includes an Earth Sciences Center which recreates an underground cave, complete with stalactites and stalagmites, houses one of the world's most comprehensive regional mineral collections, and even includes a moon rock on loan from NASA
  • Visit one (or both) of the live animal shows; Live (and sort of) Loose, or Raptor Free Flight
  • Two restaurants located at the Museum for dining

Trip Info

The Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum is considered one of the very best in the world. Visit Tuscon’s most popular attraction with George and Wild Card Tours. You’ll see displays of animals, plants and birds of the Sonoran Desert in their natural habitat. This museum is like no other, with 85% of the experience being outside. Walk along the 2 miles of walking paths and visit any of the 16 gardens along your tour.

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