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Tumacacori National Historical Park

1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
+1 520-377-5060
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Nice for a couple of hours

Just off the highway and easy to find. Historic site showing church and other buildings which have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nick F
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Nice visit

A nice mission ruin just off the freeway; a detailed guide book that you're handed upon arrival... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jane s
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Ontario, Canada
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1891 East Frontage Road, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. Part of US Parks. There is a video you can watch and they give you a history booklet to read. There are also guided tours but we didn't take it Nice old mission and there is also a museum....More

Thank KENTGA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds and the gardens are a nice introduction to the Mission Grounds. Strolling through the ruins is such a step back in time. The two great things about this destination is that it is about 35 minutes out of Tucson and it is in...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This partially restored mission is 3 miles south of Tubac and is a wonderful place to spend a day strolling the grounds and learning about the history of the area and the Spanish settlers.

Thank jbarclay
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Strolling around the peaceful grounds is a real pleasure. This national park explains how the Spanish Jesuits came up from Mexico and established the new settlement. Beautiful setting.

Thank Qn44
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lots of history here and some amazing old structures. The water feature in the garden gave me some great ideas for incorporating a water feature into my garden at home.

Thank CincyDavid
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Find out that there were Europeans in American before the pilgrims. Old Spanish mission site. Current building was finished in 1820, shortly before everyone was run off by apaches. Nice gift shop and a nice museum. The DeAnza expedition came through here in 1775. Then...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We all know about the pilgrims, Plymouth Rock, the westward settlement. But the history of the Spanish in America is glossed over with maybe a mention of Cortez or Coronado. The original Tumacacori mission was established in 1691 (98 years prior to the constitution) although...More

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