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Discovery Park

Southeastern Arizona's Space, Science, and Cultural Center

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Discovery Park explores the past, present and future of the Desert Southwest. Upon completion, Discovery Park will offer visitors the opportunity to explore 200 acres of scientific, historical, and cultural exhibits. Currently open to visitors is the Gov Aker Observatory, containing a 20-inch optical telescope, the world's largest known Camera Obscura; other science exhibits and programs include a state-of-the-art space simulator ride, the "Shuttlecraft Polaris." Gov Aker Observatory serves as the official visitors' center for the Mt. Graham International Observatory. Also open is the "Nature's Hideaway" wildlife habitat, featuring native flora and fauna in a desert-riparian setting. You will be able to enjoy the refuge hiking trails, or take the Discovery Park Express narrow-gauge train. More than a museum, future attractions at the park include exhibits on mining, agriculture, and the Tunnel of Time.

Location: 1651 West Discovery Park Blvd, Safford Arizona 85546 Telephone 928 428-6260 Fax 928 428-8081

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