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Tucson Botanical Gardens

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Tucson Botanical Gardens Review

The five acres are home to a variety of experiences: a tropical greenhouse; a sensory garden, where you can touch and smell the plants and listen to the abundant birdlife; historical gardens that display the Mediterranean landscaping the property's original owners planted in the 1930s; a garden designed to attract birds; and a cactus garden. Other gardens showcase wildflowers, Australian plants, and Native American crops and herbs. From October through April, interact with butterflies from all over the world in their own greenhouse. A delightful café is open for breakfast and lunch daily October through May. All paths are wheelchair accessible.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Central, Tucson, AZ, 85712 | Map It
  • Phone: 520/326–9686
  • Cost: $13 Oct.–Apr.; $8 May–Sept.
  • Hours: Daily 8:30–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Central Tucson
Updated: 05-27-2014

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