Arizona-Sonora 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.
This is truly a day trip. Everything about the desert and desert animals is here. The drive over to Tucson Mountain’s is quite spectacular as you descend into the valley￼ floor. This is well worth your time to visit
See the animals and flora/fauna of the beautiful Sonoran Desert... Can be done in 1 day but recommend 2 Voted in top 10 of museums in the US
Distance from Running Rabbit Acres: 4.1 miles. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona, it features two miles of walking paths traversing 21 acres of desert…
Not your regular zoo! Animals are in their natural habitat & generally have quite a bit of space. I've also heard the stingray petting pool is pretty great. Beautiful drive and place to spend a day - especially in the more temperate months. Definitely bring sunscreen.
A living museum featuring plants and animals unique to the Sonoran Desert. See bobcats, big horn sheep, javalina, rattlesnakes, and much more.