Entertainment Magazine: Tucson, Arizona: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Entertain yourslf at the Desert Museum

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum TucsonThe Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of the nation’s leading outdoor living museums, featuring more than 300 species of native wildlife and 1,300 varieties of desert plants.

The Desert Museum’s operating hours and pricing structure change beginning October 1, 2012.

The Museum, located at 2021 N. Kinney Rd., is open from October 1, 2012 – February 28, 2013 from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

The Museum Admission rates: General Admission tickets (Ages 13+) $14.50; Children (Ages 4-12) $ 5.00; Children Ages 3 & Under are always free.

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is open year-round.
October - February
    8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no entry after 4:15 p.m.)
March - September
    7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (no entry after 4:15 p.m.)
June, July, August
    Sunday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (no entry after 4:15 p.m.)
    Saturdays - 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
    Extended hours and special programming for families on Summer Saturday Evenings

Call (520) 883-2702 or visit www.desertmuseum.org for more information.

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Book of Answers

Author: David Wentworth Lazarof

The 200,000 or so people who stroll through Tucson's Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum each year bring with them many questions: What is a desert? How is it that gophers and rattlesnakes can live in the same hole? How can I stop Gila woodpeckers from whittling down my house? If I find a desert tortoise, can I make it a pet? David Lazaroff, a biologist and writer, answers these and dozens more questions in this entertaining, intelligent book, which belongs on every Southwesterner's bookshelf. --Gregory McNamee

• Paperback: 192 pages
• Publisher: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press (March 1, 1998)
• Language: English

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Arizona Daily Star: "Solid [and] ambitious." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition. Santa Fe New Mexican: "A Natural History will go with me on my next road trip west." --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

• Paperback: 639 pages
• Publisher: University of California Press; 1 edition (December 22, 1999)
• Language: English