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Tucson Botanical Gardens

  • 2150 N. Alvernon Way Map It
  • Central
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information


2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona, 85712, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $13 Oct.–Apr., $9 May–Sept.
  • Daily 8:30–4:30

Published 11/18/2015


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