Top Choice Museum in Tucson

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Home to cacti, coyotes and palm-sized hummingbirds, this ode to the Sonoran desert is one part zoo, one part botanical garden and one part museum – a trifecta that'll entertain young and old for easily half a day. D…
Top Choice Museum in Tucson

Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

'Meddle not in the affairs of Dragons, for ye are crunchy and tasteth good with condiments,' reads the sign beside a collection of Pocket Dragons, one of several intricate scenes in the Enchanted Realm gallery at th…
Museum in Tucson

Center for Creative Photography

The CCP is known for its ever-changing, high-caliber exhibits. It also administers the archives of Ansel Adams, perhaps the best-regarded landscape photographer in American history, and occasionally displays his wor…
Museum in Tucson

Pima Air & Space Museum

An SR-71 Blackbird spy plane and a massive B-52 bomber are among the stars of this extraordinary private aircraft museum. Allow at least two hours to wander through hangars and around the airfield where more than 30…
Museum in Tucson

Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block

For a small city, Tucson boasts an impressive art museum. There's a respectable collection of Western and contemporary art, and the permanent exhibition of pre-Columbian artifacts will awaken your inner Indiana Jone…
Museum in Tucson

Arizona State Museum

To learn more about the history and culture of region's Native American tribes, spend an hour or two exploring the Arizona State Museum, the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the Southwest. The exhibit cover…
Film Location in Tucson

Old Tucson Studios

Nicknamed 'Hollywood in the Desert,' this old movie set of Tucson in the 1860s was built in 1939 for the filming of Arizona. Hundreds of flicks followed, bringing in movie stars from Clint Eastwood to Leonardo DiCap…
Zoo in Tucson

Reid Park Zoo

A global menagerie including giant anteaters and pygmy hippos delights young and old at the small and compact Reid Park Zoo. Cap a visit with a picnic in the surrounding park, which also has playgrounds and a pond w…
Museum in Tucson

Tucson Children's Museum

Parents sing the praises of the Tucson Children’s Museum, which has plenty of engaging, hands-on exhibits – from Dinosaur World to an aquarium.
Park in Tucson

Saguaro National Park

Saguaros are the most iconic symbol of the American Southwest, and an entire army of these majestic ribbed sentinels is protected in this desert playground. Or, more precisely, playgrounds. The park is divided into …