Made a side trip from Phoenix to Tucson to visit this museum, and it was well worth the time and distance. My brother and I are both baby boomers who remember the Cold War very well (Elementary school duck and cover drills, anyone?), and being able to see what our parents' tax dollars bought us for a deterrent was fascinating! The museum volunteers we interacted with on a slow Tuesday included several who had actually manned this silo or one like it during the time it was operational. Their insights were amazing.
Due to time constraints, we did only the basic tour which took about an hour. We also got a peek at what the volunteers cover with the many school groups that come to the site, and that was interesting, too. I would have liked to spend more time below ground just looking at things, but that just wasn't possible.
If you have an interest in this part of history and no children with you, I would recommend a trip to their web site to research and schedule one of the longer tours to have more time to see more of the underground part of the complex.
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