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Sightseeing and landmarks in Tucson

Art museums

Art Museum
“Just a few minutes walk from The Sammy. View Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre", a $ 100M masterpiece. Stolen in 1985 and just recently returned to the museum. Houses a wide-ranging collection of paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art from the Renaissance to the present.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Desert Museum is a destination spot. It's worth a day or even more to check it out. The grounds are beautiful and there's LOTS to see and learn about Tucson's desert environment.”
  • 2 locals recommend

History museums

Science Museum
“The Pima Air & Space Museum is one of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world! It is a 20 minute drive from Casa De Carter. It features over 350 historical aircrafts as well as a modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It also has six indoor exhibit hangars (three dedicated to WWII). In addition the museum operates bus tours of the 2,600-acre “Aircraft Boneyard”/U.S. military and government aircraft storage facility.”
  • 52 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you have a kid who likes dollhouses, you must take them to this hidden gem! ”
  • 10 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Park
“3 lakes for fishing and canoeing or just taking a stroll around the water and enjoying the mountain views! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“Heading to 'A' Mountain in time for sunset and/or afternoons during monsoon season with the thunderclouds rolling in is a must-see. With a breath-taking view of the entire city of Tucson and beyond for miles, there is ample parking and trails/viewpoints. About 20 min drive from the Casa.”
  • 1 local recommends

Libraries

Library
“A great place to visit for any history buffs looking to learn about the history of Arizona and Tucson in particular. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Library
“Check out their books or any of their many resources. They have a small bookstore inside that sells books, movies, dvd's, and cd's”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
  • 3 locals recommend
University
“This is the Poetry Center of Tucson and one block from the Trolley Start. You can park for free on the weekends and hourly in the Parking Garage during the week.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends
College Library
  • 1 local recommends