TUCSON MUSEUMS AND ART CENTERS
The Museum grounds include almost two miles of paths on 21 acres.
There are more than 1200 plant and 300 animal species to see including
mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters. A great place to visit.
Gallery in the Sun
Beginning in the early 1950s, DeGrazia designed and built the Gallery
in the Sun complex from the ground up with Native American friends
who made traditional adobe bricks on the ten-acre foothills site.
The first buildings include the Mission in the Sun, the artist's
home, a studio and small gallery.
for Creative Photography
The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) is located at the University
of Arizona. CCP is an archive, museum, and research center dedicated
to photography as an art form and cultural record. Collections from
Ansel Adams, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Richard Avedon, Louise Dahl-Wolfe,
W. Eugene Smith, and Edward Weston are archived at the Center.
Air & Space Museum
The Pima Air & Space Museum is the largest Air & Space Museum
in the Western United States. The Pima Air & Space Museum (PASM)
features over 200 aircraft on display and has five large hangars
totaling 100,000 square feet of exhibit space. An original WWII
barracks contains an extensive model collection, arranged chronologically,
which shows virtually all U. S. military aircraft from pre- World
War I to the present.
Founded in 1988, the museum has over 400 kinds of insects, mammals
and birds from all over the globe. Some
of the collections are more than 100 years old and all the species
found at the museum were donated by various government agencies,
wildlife rehabilitation centers, captive breeding programs, zoos
The University of Arizona Museum of Art
From the panoramic historical perspective of the 26 panels of the
15th century Retablo of Ciudad Rodrigo to the flower power of Georgia
O’Keeffe’s "Red Canna", the University of
Arizona Museum of Art presents the public with a universe of images
that inform and inspire.
Lowell Museum - Tucson
The Fort Lowell Museum is located in the reconstructed Commanding
Officer's quarters of Old Fort Lowell, originally established in
1873. The museum features exhibits about military life on the Arizona
Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
A cultural and educational atmosphere for the preservation and display
of antique and contemporary miniatures. It has over 275 miniature
houses and room boxes as well as other collectibles
Offers adventure learning, interactive exhibits and appropriate
programming in Tucson, Arizona
A Vacation Guide to Tucson Arizona