International Wildlife Museum
(Inside) Not to be confused with the Desert Museum (outside).
Recommended by: Tony Clemente
If you park in the parking lot there is a stream bridge you can walk over and maybe see a fish. There is a giant lion statue and inside there is a ‘bone’ room you can touch the bones and horns of lots of different giant animals.
People that can not see with their eyes could go here and touch some of the animals - a bear, alligator and more (but the animals are not alive - so they wont hurt you). The butterflies are giant and are super colored blue shiny and there is magnifying glasses for you to look up close.
Oh, and there is lot's of animals here! They are called stuffed animals - but they are real - cept they aren't alive. There is even a Woolly Mammoth you can see what they looked like!
Tucson’s Natural History Museum. The Castle is filled with rooms of animal displays - from exotic butterflies - to giant Grizzly and Polar Bears. You can see an egg display from a hummingbird to an Ostrich egg. Some incredible birds on display - some endangered species (a panda bear too).
Zebra’s, giraffes, lions, a ‘cave desert’, a woolly mammoth and much more. As Jacob said - at least 5 animal displays you can touch and many bones, skulls, tusks, horns and antlers to touch. A very nice, neat and clean museum with a lot to see! The kids and adults alike will get a lot from this one!
A movie theater with free nature films every hour. Nice gift shop, Food - the Oasis Grill is good and reasonably priced - unfortunately when we went it was only open weekdays (10a-3p). Frequent speakers and special events call or online for more info.
4800 W Gates Pass Rd, Tucson, AZ
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|Jacob Tip: Look up and all around you - you will find animals hiding in places and a little tunnel that only kids can go through.|
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