The Acadia Ranch Museum is more than 123 years old. The Oracle Historical Society purchased and took up residence in Acadia Ranch in 1978. It was originally a sheep ranch which was later converted into a sanitarium for tuberculosis sufferers (then called 'lungers'.)
Situated on three-acres in Arizona's Santa Catalina Mountains, the world famous, Biosphere 2 is a model of the earth's ecosystem. Its mission is to serve as a center for teaching, learning and research about the earth and its systems.
Built in the late 1980s with $150
U.S. 89-Pinal Pioneer Parkway The parkway begins southwest of Oracle heading towards the town of Florence through 42 miles of high Sonoran Desert. This is part of the old highway between Phoenix and Tucson. The parkway was established in 1961