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Patagonia Lake State Park

Visitor center hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Avian tours take place on the pontoon boats at 8:45 a.m. and 10 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays. Pontoon boats depart for the Lake Discovery Tour to the west end of the lake at 11:15 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays. A twilight pontoon tour takes place just before dark on Saturdays. Each boat trip is $5. Bird walks are held every Monday and Friday at 9 a.m.; walks are about three hours long; free. Park entrance fees are $10 to $15 for each vehicle, $17 for non-electric camping sites, $25 for electric sites. Visit azstateparks.com for more information.

Patagonia Lake State Park (map)
400 Patagonia Lake Road.
phone (520) 287-6965


The Amerind Foundation and Museum

A museum of Native American archaeology, art, history and culture. Potters of Mata Ortiz: Inspired by the Past ... Creating Traditions for the Future and A Pottery Competition continue indefinitely. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday; $8, $7 senior, $5 age 12 to 18 and college student, free younger child. Visit amerind.org for more information.

The Amerind Foundation and Museum (map)
2100 N. Amerind Road, Exit 318 off Interstate 10.
Benson / Dragoon
phone (520) 586-3666


Titan Missile Museum

The only one of 54 missile silos preserved as a National Historic Landmark, at seven stories underground. Tour includes the launch-control center and missile silo. Displays include an actual Titan II ICBM. Visitors can experience a simulated launch. Open daily from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas; $9.50, $8.50 senior or military, $6 ages 7 to 12, free younger child. Visit titanmissilemuseum.org for more information.

Titan Missile Museum (map)
1580 W. Duval Mine Road.
South Tucson
phone 625-7736


Pima Air and Space Museum

The museum is one of the largest aviation museums in the world and is the largest non-government funded aviation museum in the United States. The museum maintains a collection of more than 300 aircraft and spacecraft from around the globe and more than 125,000 artifacts in five air-cooled indoor exhibit spaces. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admittance, 4 p.m.), daily; $12.50, $9 ages 7 to 12, $12.75 senior, military, Pima County resident and AAA from November through May; $7 to $15.50, free for children age 6 and younger. Visit pimaair.org for more information.

Pima Air and Space Museum (map)
6000 E. Valencia Road.
East side
phone 574-0462


Kitt Peak National Observatory

Located atop the 6,875-foot summit of Kitt Peak, the observatory offers nightly viewing and an advanced overnight program that lets visitors stay on site, use advanced equipment and "explore some of North America's most spectacular night skies." (Stargazing by reservation only.) Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. Guided tours are at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; a single tour is $5.75, $3 age 7 to 12, free younger child, June through October; $7.75, $4 age 7 to 12, free younger child, November through May. Special rates for three tours are available. Night tours feature four hours of guided observing time and a box dinner; $49, $45 student, military or senior. Call 318-8726, or visit noao.edu/kpno for more information.


UA Mineral Museum

The museum is the longest continuously curated mineral museum west of the Mississippi and is recognized as one of the top collections in the country. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday; $7.50, $5 age 4 to 15, free younger child. Visit uamineralmuseum.org for more information.

UA Mineral Museum (map)
1601 E. University Blvd.
Downtown / 4th Ave / University
phone 621-4524

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter SkyNights Program

A peek through the largest public viewing telescope in the Southwest is just part of a five-hour tour of the universe, from 5 to 10 p.m., nightly; $48 Monday through Thursday, $60 Friday through Sunday, $30 student. Reservations are required. Visit skycenter.arizona.edu for reservations. Search Facebook for "Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter" for daily photo updates about current events in the universe.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter (map)
9800 Ski Run Road.
phone 626-8122
Mount Lemmon SkyCenter SkyNights Program

Tucson International Raceway

Wing sprint, x-mod, super stock, factory stock, hornet and other class races start at 6:45 p.m., every Saturday; $12, free age 11 and younger, $10 military, senior and youth age 12 through 17, add $5 for the enclosed VIP tower. Kids' activities and full-service concessions also are featured. Visit tucsoninternationalraceway.com for tickets and racing schedules.

Tucson International Raceway (map)
4300 E. Los Reales Road.
phone 574-8515


Locomotive Days

Docents guide visitors through the history and mechanics of the refurbished steam locomotive No. 1673, featured in the movie Oklahoma, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday; free including museum admission. A Gadsden scale railroad is featured inside the museum. Visit tucsonhistoricdepot.org for more information.



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