University of Arizona

The University of Arizona's superb campus covers some 435 acres in downtown Tucson. When it opened in 1891, it only had a single building, isolated in the desert, forcing the handful of students to get there on horseback! It is now one of the US's main research centers, with a host of renowned laboratories, in particular for cancer research. Its different museums are fascinating and fully worth a look.

Useful information

Address:

North Park Ave. and E. University Blvd., 85705 Tucson

Nearby tourist attractions

Arizona State Museum
Arizona State Museum
Tucson
2:00
Arizona History Museum Arizona History Museum
Arizona History Museum
Tucson
1:30
University of Arizona Museum of Art
University of Arizona Museum of Art
Tucson
1:30
Center for Creative Photography
Center for Creative Photography
Tucson
1:00
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Tucson
1:00
Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium
Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium
Tucson
1:30
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