Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has a mission to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. As one of the Top 10 Museums in the country based on a ranking conducted by TripAdvisior.com, this 98-acre Desert Museum is a must for true Tucsonans.
You’ll spend 85% of your time outdoors in this zoo, botanical garden, art gallery, natural history museum, and aquarium hybrid.
With 21 interpreted acres with two miles of walking paths through various desert habitats, 230 animal species, 1,200 types of plants — 56,000 individual specimens, and one of the world’s most comprehensive regional mineral collections, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is not just a fun attraction but provides important research and conservation measures to conserve this beautiful Desert region.
If you haven’t yet, check out this highly rated Tucson attraction and adventure!