The best museums in Tucson in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Tucson, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Tucson:

  1. Pima Air & Space Museum1

    Pima Air & Space Museum

    Tucson, AZ
    The Pima Air & Space Museum , located in Tucson , Arizona , is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums. The museum features a display of nearly 300 aircraft spread out over 80 acres (320,000 m²) on a campus occupying 127 acres (513,000 m²). It has also been the home to the
  2. Reid Park Zoo2

    Reid Park Zoo

    Tucson, AZ
    The Reid Park Zoo , founded in 1967, is a 24-acre (9.7 ha) city-owned and operated non-profit zoo located within Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona . The zoo features more than 500 animals. It was unofficially established in 1965 by Gene Reid, the parks and recreation director at the time.
  3. Center For Creative Photography3

    Center For Creative Photography

    Tucson, AZ
    The Center for Creative Photography ( CCP ), established in 1975 and located on the University of Arizona 's Tucson campus, is a research facility and archival repository containing the full archives of over sixty of the most famous American photographers including those of Edward Weston , Harry Cal
  4. Museum of Contemporary Art4

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Tucson, AZ
    The Museum of Contemporary Art ( MOCA ) in Tucson , Arizona , United States, was founded in 1997, by Julia Latane, James Graham, and David Wright. The museum was founded to create a permanent institution for contemporary art in Tucson 's arts district. Originally housed in the HazMat building on Too
  5. Fort Lowell Museum5

    Fort Lowell Museum

    Tucson, AZ
    This former fort has been turned into a museum and nowadays offers a nice view of history.
  6. 6

    The Mini Time Machine Museum

    Tucson, AZ
    This rather special museum has a particular concern in exhibition of miniatures of all sorts.
  7. Southern Arizona Transportation Museum7

    Southern Arizona Transportation Museum

    Tucson, AZ
  8. Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center8

    Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center

    Tucson, AZ
    The Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Center is located in Barrio Viejo, an historic neighborhood on the southern edge of downtown Tucson. The museum features the first synagogue built in the Arizona Territory (1910) and a Holocaust History Center. Through educational and community outreach, exhibiti
  9. Tucson Museum of Art9

    Tucson Museum of Art

    Tucson, AZ
    This museum focuses mainly on American West art, Latino art and Asian art. Both historical and contemporary exhibits.
  10. Old Pueblo Trolley Barn10

    Old Pueblo Trolley Barn

    Tucson, AZ
    Old Pueblo Trolley is a non-profit, educational corporation based in Tucson , in the U.S. state of Arizona , that is dedicated to the preservation of Arizona's mass transit history. The name also commonly refers to the heritage streetcar line which OPT began operating in 1993, on which service is cu

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