Titan Missile Museum

520.625.7736

Located 25 miles south of Tucson in Sahuarita. I-19 south to exit 69 going west 1/10th mile past La Cañada to entrance at 1580 W. Duval Mine Road. This formerly active Titan ICBM complex is the only U.S. site that has not been destroyed. On an underground tour you can see a massive roll back silo door, visit the launch control center, and watch demonstrations of monitoring and countdown procedures. Admission fee.

Pima Air and Space Museum

520.574.0462

Located at 6000 E. Valencia in Tucson. I-10 to Valencia Road exit 267, east two miles to museum entrance. On 80 acres of land are displayed more than 250 restored vintage aircraft representing America’s aviation history. PA&SM runs tours for AMARC at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Admission fee.

Kitt Peak National Observatory

520.318.8726

Located 56 miles southwest of Tucson via State Route 86. Allow 90 minutes of drive time from Tucson. Take I-10 to I-19 south. In less than one mile take the Ajo Way/Hwy 86 exit 99. The observatory houses the world’s largest collection of ground-based optical telescopes, conducts research in astronomy, and monitors the sun and stars. There are 3 tours daily lasting 1 hour. The Nightly Observing Program is available by reservation only and an admission fee is charged.

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

520.621.7827

Located on the University of Arizona campus at N. Cherry Avenue and E. University Blvd., the center has interactive exhibits dealing with sound, light, optical illusions, magnetism, and astronomy. The planetarium theater presents science, cultural, and laser light shows. In the public observatory a 16-inch telescope is available for night viewing. The lower level of the Science Center, the Mineral Museum, displays fine gems, meteorites, and mineral specimens from around the world. Admission fee.

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC)

520.574.0462

Located at 6000 E. Valencia in Tucson. I-10 to exit 267. Davis-Monthan is home to AMARC, a 2,600 acre open-air warehouse for aircraft, missiles, components, and support equipment. Aviation enthusiasts will view, by bus tour only, the more than 5,000 aircraft currently stored here. The Pima Air and Space Museum conducts tours. Reservations suggested. Admission fee.

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