Top Historical Places in Tucson

Are you looking to explore the history of Tucson through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Tucson including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Tucson. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Tucson ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Tucson, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Tucson for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Tucson with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Pima Air & Space Museum

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    Pima Air & Space Museum

    Museum, Military Museum, Memorial, Specialty Museum

    The Pima Air & Space Museum was opened in the 1970’s and is spread across over 80 acres of land and is home to around 3000 historical aircrafts and planes. The museum is world’s largest non-government funded aviation and space museum. Highlights include: World War II exhibits Wright Flyer 787 Dreamliner Tram Tours and Walking Tours offered daily 390th Memorial Museum If you lo...Read more
  2. Cathedral Of Saint Augustine

    Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    The St. Augustine Cathedral is a Catholic church which stands out against the city-scape of Tucson to reveal its vibrant, modern architecture with solemn, elegant, historic interiors. The stained glass, the ornately decorated alter and the spacious interiors- all are rather inviting and if you are looking for a quiet, spiritual corner in Tucson, a visit here during the regular mass is a must! H...Read more
  3. Barrio Historico

    Historical Site, Architecture , Neighborhoods

    The Barrio Historico accommodates historic houses and private business buildings built in classic Sonoran architecture and design. The traditional designed houses are colored in vibrant palates and the wooden windows and doors accentuate its beauty. If you want to see a part of Tucson which is true to its roots or are simply looking for a pleasant walk around the city, take an evening stroll he...Read more
  4. Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater

    Performance, Amphitheater

    The AVA Amphitheater offers the best of entertainment in Tucson and is the prime location for major concerts and shows. The AVA is the first amphitheater in Tucson (now a part of the Casino Del Sol) and seats around 4000 to 5000 people. Known for having sold-out shows for Van Halen, Toby Keith, James Taylor, Don Henley, Luis Miguel and Brooks & Dunn, today, the amphitheater is an experience...Read more