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The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden. Bordering Saguaro National Park west of Tucson, is the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum. The mission of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the Sonoran Desert. Gift shops offer an excellent inventory of native products, jewelry, shirts and hats, pottery, children's items, books, gems and minerals, and other southwest merchandise. Food and refreshments are also available. The Conservation and Research Department encompasses the scientific functions of the Desert Museum. Their activities range from conducting ecological research in the Sonoran Desert region to advising education, and collections. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute fosters conservation through the arts.

Location: 2021 N. Kinney Road, Tucson Arizona 85743 Telephone 520-883-1380

Other History nearby:
(Tucson) 390th Memorial Museum
(Tucson) Arizona Historical Society
(Tucson) Arizona Historical Society of Tucson
(Tucson) Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
(Tucson) Arizona State Museum
(Tucson) Charles O. Brown House

12/12 Coming to The Tucson area
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Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be: Kids activities, Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Bed races, Concert (Saturday night), Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.