Aerial view of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and AMARG airplane boneyard in Tucson, Arizona with rows of C-141 Starlifters, B-1B Lancers and F-111 Aardvarks in storage Davis-Monthan is today the location of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), the sole aircraft boneyard and parts reclamation facility for all excess military and government aircraft.
AHS Arizona History Museum, 949 E. 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85719 Phone: 520-628-5774 In recognition of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, join us for a documentary film and group discussion on JOSIAH: The Story That Sparked The Civil War.
Welcome to Arizona State Museum Welcome to the Arizona State Museum, the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the Southwest! Come experience the vibrant and enduring Native cultures of the region through content-rich exhibits, dynamic docent tours, engaging programs, exciting travel tours, hand-on workshops, a research library, and an educational museum store.
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region with more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants along almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.
Barrio Viejo’s location, adjacent to the Tucson Convention Center and many important governmental resources, makes it a convenient and effective place to locate or expand a business. Many people reside in the area as well and there are schools nearby for families and their children.
Brandi Fenton Memorial Park is a 56-acre park in North-Central Tucson. The park includes three soccer fields, two covered basketball courts, shaded ramadas, an equestrian arena, horse shoe pits, a playground, a splash park, an off-leash dog park, walking paths, and a memorial garden.
Rediscovering el Presidio de Tucson was funded by the City of Tucson, the Arizona Humanities Council, the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission, the Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Center for Desert Archaeology. Volunteers performed much of the work.
El Tiradito is a shrine and popular local spot located at 420 South Main Avenue in the Old Barrio area of Downtown Tucson, Arizona. The shrine consists of the crumbling remains of a brick building, with a large metal rack for candles and desert plants now occupying the interior.
Terry Etherton is an accredited member of the American Society of Appraisers and is available for appraisals, absentee bidding and collections consultation. Etherton Gallery is located in downtown Tucson, AZ at 135 S. 6th Avenue. Regular gallery hours are 11am - 5pm, Tuesday-Saturday.
Tucson, AZ 85721. Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is located on the northeast corner of Cherry and University on the University of Arizona Campus. Due to current construction on campus, please click here for up-to-date map with parking options and construction closures.
International Wildlife Museum 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd. Tucson, AZ 85745 p: (520) 629-0100 f: (520) 618-3538. Regular Museum Hours Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am to 6:00pm. The Museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Please note that the Ticket Window closes 45 minutes prior to the Museum closing.
Welcome to Kitt Peak National Observatory, home to one of the largest arrays of optical and radio telescopes in the world. In addition to conducting ground-breaking astronomical research, the Visitor Center programs are open to the you through daytime guided tours and a variety of evening stargazing programs.
7200 E. Tanque Verde Road • Tucson AZ 85715 (520) 791-4931. Center Hours Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Closed Holidays. Center Supervisor: Aaron Sanchez - TPRD-Udall@tucsonaz.gov. The Morris K. Udall Center complex is located in Morris K. Udall Park.
The Pima Air & Space Museum, located in Tucson, Arizona, is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums. The museum features a display of nearly 300 aircraft spread out over 80 acres (320,000 m²) on a campus occupying 127 acres (610,000 m²). It has also been the home to the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame since 1991.
The Presidio San Agust í n del Tucson Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. Visitors travel back in time to learn about life as early Tucsonans would have lived it. Docent tours discuss life in the Santa Cruz Valley for early Native Americans, Presidio residents and Territorial Period settlers.
Monday, April 23, the Sports Unit will be housed at Tucson Parks and Recreation Administration located at 920 S. Randolph Way in Gene C. Reid Park. Summer free swim and recreation centers for kids! Free open recreation at 10 centers and recreational swim at 18 pools.
Travel from South America to the rain forest, and then to the African savannah in one day all from Tucson at the Reid Park Zoo. Travel from South America to the rain forest, and then to the African savannah in one day all from Tucson at the Reid Park Zoo.
Rillito Park is a historic racetrack and the birthplace of Quarter Horse racing. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close after the last Simulcast race. General Admission is $5 and Clubhouse Admission is $10. No outside food or beverages are allowed in. Please no pets.
Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation's largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson.
Sentinel Peak is a 2,897 ft (883 m) peak in the Tucson Mountains southwest of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The valley's first inhabitants grew crops at the mountain's base, along the Santa Cruz River. The name "Tucson" is derived from the O'odham Cuk Ṣon [tʃʊk ʂɔːn], meaning "[at the] base of the black [hill]".
The Seven Falls hike is one of the most popular in Southern Arizona, and when the water level is right it is definitely one of the best for taking a dip. From the Sabino Canyon parking lot follow the telephone trail east to meet the Bear Canyon tram road.
The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum. Located in: Congress St. District. Address: 414 N. Toole Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701. United States . Phone: 520-623-2223. Visit Website. YouTube. Description. Steam locomotive, outdoor/indoor exhibits exploring the impact of the railroad on Tucson. Steam Locomotive #1673 (starred in "Oklahoma" back in 1955), depot model, interactive exhibits, audio phones ...
Tumamoc Hill is a popular hiking spot, natural preserve, and home of the University of Arizona Desert Laboratory. Managed jointly by the University of Arizona and Pima County, the paved, sloping road gains 600 feet in just 1.5 miles – making it an intense cardio workout.
Yume Japanese Gardens is the living expression of an ancient Japanese heritage. Covering three quarters of an acre in Tucson, Arizona, it comprises five traditional visions of landscape. In each, nature is balanced by the human hand to render the serene elegance and subtle spirit of an authentic Japanese garden.