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Old West, Arizona

Dominated by the modern city of Tuscon, with its plush golf courses and resorts, Old West Arizona is a nature lover's paradise with a romantic cowboy history. Visitors can relive the past at guest ranches and Old West towns or explore the future at astronomical sites or the Biosphere. Southern Arizona is also home to some of the best birding sites in the world.

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Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium is a dazzling multimedia theater and a truly unique educational experience, with 8,600 stars, galaxies, the Sun, the Moon, the planets, meteors, 30 projectors, two video systems and a sound system that is out of this world!

Tucson, AZ Planetariums

Flandrau Observatory

Stop by after sunset to view the heavens through our 16-inch cassegrain telescope. An expert astronomer/

Tucson, AZ Observatories

Jewish Heritage Center

Built in 1910, the Jewish Heritage Center (Historic Stone Avenue Temple)

Tucson, AZ Temples

Pima Air & Space Museum

The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest aviation and space museum west of the Rockies. Experience a century of aviation and explore over 275 aircraft on our grounds. Exhibits from pre-Wright brothers to space travel. Take a tram ride, climb aboard President Kennedy'

Tucson, AZ Museums



International Wildlife Museum

Founded in 1988, the International Wildlife Museum highlights over 400 species of insects, mammals and birds from around the globe. Some of the collections are more than 100

Tucson, AZ Museums

Benson Historic Walking Tour

Stop in the Benson Visitor Center for your brochure on our Historic Walking Tour. This walk through Benson's past will tell you a bit about the town'

Benson, AZ Tours

Titan Missile Museum

The Titan Missile Museum is the only publicly accessible Titan II missile site in the nation. When you visit the Titan Missile Museum, you travel through time to stand on the front line of the Cold War. Tours are offered of this actual missile site, the only one of 54 such silos preserved as a <

Tucson, AZ Museums

Kitt Peak National Observatory

The world's largest collection of optical telescopes is located high above the Sonoran Desert. Kitt Peak, on the Tohono O'odham Reservation, is home to 22 optical and two radio telescopes representing dozens of astronomical research institutions. The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)

Tucson, AZ Observatories

St. Augustine Cathedral

There's a long association between the name of St. Augustine and the Tucson area, dating back to the Spanish military and missionary presence in the 1700s. There were two villages with the name of San Agustín del Tucson. The first was situated at the foot of today'

Tucson, AZ Historic Churches

Mission San Xavier del Bac

Acclaimed as the finest example of mission architecture in U.S. Active parish. Gift shop. Arts, crafts shop. Cafe nearby.

Tucson, AZ Historic Churches

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