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Concise, interesting cultural information.

Being from the midwest the history of Spanish and southwestern Native American cultures is new to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Atkinson
Wonderful School Trip

I was so fortunate to chaperone a school field trip to Tumacacori Historical Park. The ranger was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Meaghan M
Tucson, Arizona
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1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from the midwest the history of Spanish and southwestern Native American cultures is new to me, and the NPS has done an excellent job of providing exhibits, displays and markers along the paths to describe this particular settlement and the period in general. Extremely...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so fortunate to chaperone a school field trip to Tumacacori Historical Park. The ranger was very friendly, considerate, and knowledgeable. She was patient and welcoming to our group and had designed an interactive and exploratory game for the kids to play. They got...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Nice historic place to learn some local history, great place for kids to run and play and also several easy walking trails in the area. The access to the river is gorgeous - little kids can throw pebbles in the river and you can enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

The park is nice. Watch the self starting 14 min show will give you idea of what happened here, then do the museum after which go out to explore the site. Nice paved walkway will take you to all of the sites. After you are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed May 3, 2019

Great historical mission, recommend watching the movie which gave a great overview of how the mission came to be and the work of the early introduction of Christianity to the native people. Grounds are well kept and beautiful. On different dates they have demonstrations, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

Interesting mission built by the Jesuit Father Kino.though church is damaged by weathering and vandalism its beauty is visible. Courtyard garden is pretty in spring.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Being from the NW I had very little sense of history of the SW. I found this place enlightening and was amused by the statues from places I’ve visited in Italy. Not to be boorish, the dioramas are awesome too! Take the time to visit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

The mission, the museum, the orchard were all wonderful. But the best was the walk under the trees along the Santa Cruz River. One can walk under the trees and one can walk to the river! I walked for about two miles down the trail...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

This park is just a few miles south of Tubac and definitely worth a stop. Many of the old missions have very little of the original buildings intact and to some extent that is true here as well. However, the original church still stands and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Connie W
Reviewed March 30, 2019

A beautiful old mission complex. There is a lot of history and is well worth the drive and the visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Poudre1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but well worth it. If you are a seasoned citizen, get and use the senior pass.