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Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

140 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-8218
+1 520-624-2333
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We went here after my niece graduated with her masters in Art History (at only 22 mins you) and let... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sabrina F
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Nice museum

This is a very nice museum with a nice variety of art. Easy access and plenty of parking nearby... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Ferndale, Washington
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140 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701-8218
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+1 520-624-2333
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after my niece graduated with her masters in Art History (at only 22 mins you) and let her show us all her knowledge. Very nice, cool, quiet and even a fun spot for the kiddos to play and explore. However if you...More

Thank Sabrina F
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a very nice museum with a nice variety of art. Easy access and plenty of parking nearby. There are two historical houses that are part of the museum as well as a nice restaurant in the back.

Thank jbarclay
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a high-quality art museum, but not always. We have visited 15-20 times. The adobe-walled western art section is really special, but hard to find. It is located just a few steps from the main gallery that houses the featured exhibits. Some of the...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent exhibits well constructed and displayed. We especially liked the 'Body in Motion display. Their Western art exhibit of 9 rooms included everything from old paintings and pottery to modern plastic sculpture. Their Spanish exhibit was outstanding And included sculpture and pottery as well as...More

1  Thank Edward C
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Thought we were not going to be able to check this off our Tuscon bucket list but it was open on our last day which was a Monday. Powerful muralish size paintings by whoever - depressing exhibit about the US interference, invasions, greed and oppression...More

Thank joanron2014
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a wonderful art museum that includes historic houses in the neighborhood. Do not miss those houses as they are a wonderful part of Tucson history. Also in the museum proper do not miss the Latin American collection on the second floor, the Mexican...More

2  Thank HistoryLover2017
Reviewed 2 March 2017

this was very first home in Tuscon, there is a nice big room that little kids may like to see - the town in lights

Thank Magda R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Facility is very well done, easy access, easy walk and elevator available. The early afternoon was delightful, the outside area with sculptures was a nice contrast to the air conditioned main galleries. Most of the pieces are modern in that they are this century some...More

2  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped by late and saw the last day of the travelling exhibit. It was a beautiful exhibit on the transportation that made the west. The architecture of the building is great with ramps leading down from gallery to gallery. At the bottom there are...More

Thank Mordechai K
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A lovely museum in the heart of the city. We were surprised to find that it had some interesting exhibits beyond the expected Southwestern paintings, sculpture and artifacts - some interesting modern art exhibits, some kitschy type art, pre-Columbian artifacts, Colonial exhibits, etc. Nice historic...More

2  Thank Lisa D
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