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Tumacacori National Historical Park

1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
+1 520-377-5060
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An important site of American/Spanish/ American Indian History

We enjoyed a visit to this small national park. The mission was built in the 1790s and explains a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron D
Gainesville, Florida
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History & Fun at Tumacacori National Historical Park

Great place for adults, families, kids and everyone to visit, explore and roam. The park houses... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
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1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a visit to this small national park. The mission was built in the 1790s and explains a lot about how the Spanish moved into this area and both blended into and assimilated the local Indians. This site is an important component in understanding...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great place for adults, families, kids and everyone to visit, explore and roam. The park houses centuries of history dating back to the exploration of "New Mexico" as discovered by the Spaniards in the early 1600's. A great museum, an old orchard and a historic...More

Thank bajaarizonat
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you are a history lover? Then come to this old national historical treasure. You can go inside the church that was built by Indians of the area hundreds of years earlier. There is a book shop and volunteers who intimately know the historical details...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This national park is not too far from Tucson. The entire property is very well preserved, and well worth the $5 per person. The church is just a ruin these days, but if you close your eyes and use your imagination, you can recreate how...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We took our 3 boys to earn their Junior Ranger Badge for this park. Although we have lived in Tucson for over 10 years, this was our first trip. We all loved it! The museum that shows a recreation of the mission as it was...More

Thank ddbrown2075
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a must do when in Southern Arizona! I read a review and it stated we would not be disappointed and they were right! Totally worth the money! ($5 PP) This mission is well preserved and there is a little garden and some out...More

Thank loreel260
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This mission is well preserved and easily walked by anyone. A lush garden is attached and the university of Arizona is rebuilding the orchard by the river. The exhibits are well explained and you can easily get interesting pictures. The gift shop is small but...More

Thank alphawolfie
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Just off the highway and easy to find. Historic site showing church and other buildings which have fallen into dis-use. The booklet leads you through the site and give some history of those who lived there, some of the historic photographs are fascinating. The museum...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A nice mission ruin just off the freeway; a detailed guide book that you're handed upon arrival directs you through the grounds in an organized manner. We watched the video and then continued on. The self-guided tour assisted by the guide book is informative, including...More

Thank jane s
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This mission is just off I-17. The visitor center and museum is small. You can pick up a brochure for the self-guided tour, which is very informative. The church is not in great condition, but what's there is beautiful. I found it very peaceful. The...More

Thank Philip B
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