The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Has Been Voted The 8th-Best Zoo In The U.S.
USA Today recently came out with their 2020 list of the best zoos in the nation, and Tucson’s very own Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ranked 8th! It’s easy to understand why, as this 98-acre destination features hundreds of animals, over a thousands plants, and a bevy of other reasons to bring the whole family for a visit.
We only scratched the surface of what this incredible place has to offer. Visit the museum’s website or Facebook page to learn more and/or purchase tickets. General admission is $23.95 and applies to ages 13-64. Tickets cost $11.95 for children ages 3-12, $21.95 for seniors 65 and up, and $19.95 for both military and Arizona/Sonora residents. Hours are 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. October-February, and 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. March-September.
Have you ever been to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum? If so, what’s your favorite exhibit? Let us know, and check out our previous article for another epic, yet criminally underrated zoo in the Grand Canyon State.
Address: 2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743, USA
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
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