Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum

August 25, 2017

Presidio San Agustin 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 Presidio for soldiers and other residents. Additional highlights include an original Sonoran row house and a prehistoric pit house. […]

Mission Garden

July 10, 2017

Mission Garden is a living agricultural museum of Sonoran Desert-adapted heritage fruit-trees, traditional local heirloom crops and edible native plants. We are a non-profit volunteer-based educational organization and our primary mission is to preserve, transmit and revive the region’s rich agricultural heritage by growing a series of garden plots that are representative of the more than […]

Jewish History Museum

September 13, 2016

A downtown landmark, the Jewish History Building is the first synagogue built in the Arizona Territory.  The building served as the original home of Congregation Temple Emanu-El from 1910-1948.  In the 1980s, following a series of decades during which the building was occupied by various organizations, the property sat vacant and fell into disrepair.  The Jewish community […]

Sosa-Fremont-Carrillo House Museum

May 6, 2014

The historic adobe Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House was built in the 1870s.

La Pilita Museum

May 6, 2014

It is the mission of La Pilita Association to restore and maintain the historical integrity of La Pilita site and to develop it as a center for research and learning of regional history. It serves as an extended classroom for students, the neighborhood, and the Tucson Community providing a deeper understanding of early Tucson. The […]

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

August 26, 2011

  MOCA Tucson inspires new ways of thinking through the cultivation, exhibition, and interpretation of contemporary art. Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm to 5pm Follow us online! Facebook Instagram Twitter

Arizona Historical Society: Downtown History Museum

July 8, 2011

The AHS Downtown Museum exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes, including: drugstores, police and fire departments and the Romero barbershop (pictured to the right).

Southern Arizona Transportation Museum

June 21, 2011

The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum exists to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the history of transportation in Southern Arizona with a focus on the Historic Depot and the displayed Locomotive #1673 for the education, enjoyment and entertainment of a diverse audience. Admission is Free!   Monday Closed Tuesday 11AM–3PM Wednesday 11AM–3PM Thursday 11AM–3PM Friday 10AM–4PM Saturday 10AM–4PM […]

Children’s Museum Tucson

June 14, 2011

Where imagination & learning connect! Our mission is to provide fun, play-based, interactive, hands-on learning experiences for children and their families. We aim to inspire children and their families to reach their full potential through discovery, creativity and learning.

Tucson Museum of Art

June 6, 2011

“Connecting Art to Life” First established in 1924 as the Tucson Fine Arts Association, the Museum made its home in the Kingan House on Franklin Street in the El Presidio Historic District. In 1954 the association was officially renamed the Tucson Art Center to establish our exhibition and education mission. The Tucson Museum of Art […]