1030 North Olive Road The University Of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85719 +1 520 621 7968
Center For Creative Photography is one of the nation's finest museum of photographic art. Founded in 1975 with the aid of world-renowned photographer Ansel Adams as part of the University of Arizona art complex, the Center is now an established institution offering public access to its large photo collection and research facilities. Gifts and photo publications are available at the gift store.
1020 North Olive Road Tucson, AZ 85721 +1 520 626 4215
Like the Joseph Gross Gallery, Lionel Rombach is part of the University of Arizona Art complex, featuring works of art students both from U of A and university art departments nationally. There are always juried student exhibits there, mostly exploring new paths in a variety of media. Call or check the gallery website for dates and times. You cannot buy the art directly, but the staff will put you in contact with the artists if you are interested.
4320 North Campbell Avenue Suite 130 Tucson, AZ 85718 +1 520 577 3598
Located in beautiful St. Philip's Plaza, this fine crafts gallery reflects its environment of upscale restaurants, cafes and boutiques, showcasing contemporary jewelry, brooches and rings made from gold, silver, bronze as well as sculptural works in glass, fiber, and clay. Most of the artwork is by regional artists. This is a great place to find gifts for lovers and spouses, as well as souvenirs that will last you a lifetime.
1535 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85719 +1 520 623 4000
A place dedicated to the work of well-known Tucson artist Diana Madaras, this gallery showcases originals, prints, calendars and note cards in an intimate setting. Her paintings, which have been exhibited in the Tucson Museum of Art as well as in several corporate collections, include images of Tucson, Mexico and the Sonoran Desert in lively colors and make for great souvenirs from the Southwest to take home, or send home as postcards.
1013 East University Boulevard University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721 +1 520 621 6302
This is the oldest archaeological museum in the Southwest, and the best place in Tucson to learn about the life of Arizona's Indians, both past and present. Impressive displays of Indian art tell the cultural history of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. There is also a good natural history section demonstrating earth and climate changes in the area. The museum shop sells related books and crafts.
221 East Wetmore Road Tucson, AZ 85705 +1 520 888 4653
This is definitely the place to go when the kids get hot and cranky after several hours of sightseeing. The main attraction for the teens and pre-teens is the go-kart ride, while the kiddies are more likely to enjoy the bumper boats. There are two mini golf courses, batting cages, and a huge arcade to keep a family busy and happy for hours. There is no admission fee; charges are for individual rides. Group discounts are available.
1601 East University Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85721 +1 520 621 7827
Located on the University of Arizona campus, this is the place to go for astronomy buffs of all ages. Attend the special planetarium shows. Have fun doing the hands-on science exhibits and exploring the history of planet earth at the mineral museum. The planetarium show themes change every month, so call ahead for details.
3600 North Silverbell Road Tucson, AZ 85745 +1 520 791 5235
Silverbell Golf Course is an 18-hole, regulation-length golf course in Tucson, Arizona. This medium-length layout has 3 sets of tee boxes for a fun but challenging golfing experience. Lengthwise, the 18-hole layout plays to 6,300 yards from the tips and the course terrain is, for the most part, flat. Built along the west bank of the Santa Cruz River and opened in 1979, Silverbell features nine lakes and offers spacious, grassy fairways and ample-size greens which makes for a good warm-up or starter course. Call for hours.
10000 North Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85704 +1 520 544 1800
The Pusch Ridge course is a nine-hole, 2,788-yard par-35 with a 65.6 rating and a slope of 110. The course encircles the 428-room resort property. It is considered by some to be the best kept secret in Arizona golf. Sporting a 175-foot change in elevation from start to finish, this par-35 layout is not to be taken lightly. Pusch Ridge is located just north of Tucson off Highway 77 in the Hilton Conquistador Resort. This spectacular 9-hole layout enables you to get a quick round in while still offering all the amenities of a top notch resort!
2727 West Club Drive Tucson, AZ 85742 +1 520 297 2271
If you are looking for a native challenge in Tucson, try the Sonoran, a true but fair desert-style target course. This Tom Lehman-designed course offers a combination of native desert vegetation with strategic fairway bunkering. Players can approach each hole in a variety of ways, keeping the course challenging and unique with each new round. The sister course, Catalina, is a parkland-style course and played host to some 30 PGA Tour events. Call for hours.
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