Highlighting must see Attractions
For a half-century the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has enchanted millions of visitors with its exhibits of live animals in astonishingly natural settings, while intriguing and instructing them with fascinating educational programs. At the same time, the Museum has gained a worldwide repute in the scientific community as an institution committed to researching and protecting the land, plants, and the animals of the Sonoran Desert region.
Tucson Zoological Society (TZS) is dedicated to wildlife conservation and protecting the natural environments in cooperation with Reid Park Zoo. The Society provides quality service and support to Reid Park Zoo (RPZ) and the community through education, financial resources, and public awareness.
The Mission of Reid Park Zoo is to encourage human commitment to the conservation of biological diversity; to provide a healthy and enriching environment for a collection of animals from around the world; and to provide educational and fun experiences for visitors of all ages.
Founded in 1988, the museum is dedicated to increasing knowledge and appreciation of the diverse wildlife of the world, as well as expanding the role of mangagement in conversation. Featuring 400 species of mammals, birds and insects from around the globe.
Tohono Chul Park is the Southwest's center where nature, art, and culture connect. Walk down the winding nature trail through our various gardens. Tour the exhibits in a renovated historic home. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea in the Tea Room. Shop in the Greenhouse and Museum Shops. Tohono Chul Park is a Tucson treasure. The Park's mission is to enrich people's lives by providing them the opportunity to find peace and inspiration in a place of beauty, to experience the wonders of the Sonoran Desert, and to gain knowledge of the natural and cultural heritage of this region.
Tucked within the heart of the city, Tucson Botanical Gardens (TBG) is a five-acre collection of 15 specialty gardens including a historical garden, an herb garden, a butterfly garden, a cactus and succulent garden, and much more. Our collection consists of over 4,200 individual plants. We offer many design ideas appropriate to the scale of most residential gardens. Come visit our urban oasis and discover the variety of plants that thrive in southern Arizona. Each of our gardens unfolds like a series of discoveries.
Old Tucson Studios is where the West was filmed! From western movie heroes like John Wayne to current box-office stars such as Harrison Ford, many of Hollywood's legends have walked these rugged streets, the setting for hundreds of major motion pictures. We invite you to be a part of the more than 350,000 guests who visit the park each year to retrace the footsteps of their favorite stars and spend a day in the life of an 1880's western town.