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TucsonParks & Nature
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Explore the AZ-Sonora Desert Museum

Explore Tucson's mostly-outdoor museum that's also a zoo, botanical garden, art school, and science lab. In addition to being a great place to spend a day with or without kids, the Desert Museum is a hub for efforts to conserve and appreciate the Sonoran Desert environment through research, education, volunteer work, and art. Take a closer look at the museum's mission, history, conservation initiatives, and opportunities to get involved.

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    Geotourism

    Geotourism

    Teaching the world to explore.

  • 2.

    Conservation

    Conservation

    Defending the desert and the Earyh through education, research, and volunteer work.

  • 3.

    About the Desert Museum

    About the Desert Museum

    Fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert.

  • 4.

    Arts Program

    Arts Program

    Learn to document and celebrate nature through art.

  • 5.

    History of the Desert Museum

    History of the Desert Museum

    "To understand, appreciate and interpret for all who came this way."

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    Green Initiatives

    Green Initiatives

    From solar panels to aluminum water bottles, conservation is part of everything we do here.

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