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Tucson Desert Art Museum

7000 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-5325
+1 520-202-3888
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Wonderful visit!

This is a must see when visiting Tucson. The native animals and displays are interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grand Junction, Colorado
The Desert Art Museum is a Treasure!!

We had heard of this new museum, only three years old, so used a Groupon to check it out yesterday... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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Fall Hours: August 1 - October 31; Open Wed. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Winter Hours: November 1 - March 31; Open Tues. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Summer Hours​: Apr. 1 - June 30; Open Wed. - Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Tucson Desert Art Museum will be closed for conservation during the month of July. The Four Corners Gallery will be open by appointment only.
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  • Average4%
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“navajo rugs” (4 reviews)
“strip mall” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7000 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-5325
+1 520-202-3888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when visiting Tucson. The native animals and displays are interesting and educational. There are volunteers who provide information and answer questions. Always a treat to visit here.

Thank 777jeannie
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We had heard of this new museum, only three years old, so used a Groupon to check it out yesterday. It was a blustery day in Tucson and a good day to be indoors. What an amazing museum! It is hidden behind a strip mall...More

2  Thank JaneTucson
Reviewed April 17, 2017

A real Gem at the base of Sabino Canyon in Tucson. Great exhibits that are relevant, interesting, beautiful and informative, as well as a great private collection space. A must see!

2  Thank sgetz51
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Reviewed this and could not add pictures . Will go back with water and sunscreen. Go early. Frustrated that they could not add pictures when submitted review. Loved the place. Not a "Museum" person. This is outdoors and pretty. Places to rest, shaded Zen type...More

2  Thank Victoria A
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This is a fantastic museum! The special exhibitions about the incarceration of the Japanese during WWII are illuminating and poignant and should not be missed. Although I was already familiar with this tragic incident in American history, I learned so much more from the materials...More

1  Thank Lanhua
Reviewed February 24, 2017

I agree with the other reviews, but want to point out that it also is accessible to people in wheelchairs. It's on the side of a strip mall. When I asked about bringing my sister, who uses a wheelchair, the staff said, "In front of...More

2  Thank SuzieTampa
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We went because they had an exhibit of photographs by a Japanese American photographer who tried to update the photos and histories of Japanese Americans sent to concentration camps during WW2. The exhibit was beautiful and powerful and worth the trip all by itself. In...More

1  Thank Mordechai K
Reviewed February 12, 2017

we bought this on groupon ! we were extremely pleased with this awesome museum a must visit !!! very well laid out, extensive information and great gift shop.

Thank Gypsy1102
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Small museum, but has a lot of interesting artifacts. A lot of beautiful woven rugs, and a special photo exhibit of Japanese American Relocation camp survivors.

1  Thank tedm636
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We bought a Groupon for this museum and didn't regret it. Across town from where we live, but you could spend as much or as little time as you desire not only looking at the art, but watching historical videos, which we found quite interesting.

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