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Butterfly Magic

Butterfly Magic

Ends May 31st

Always a favorite with first-time visitors and Garden Regulars alike, Butterfly Magic is a fully immersive experience that surrounds you with rare live butterflies, tropical plants and orchids in bloom. Butterfly Magic is located inside our Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion greenhouse.

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Dog Days

Dog Days

June 1st – September 30th

From June 1st through September 30th, your 4-legged friends will be allowed to enjoy the Gardens just as much as you. Admission for your dog will be $3 per dog for a day pass or your pet can enjoy unlimited access to the Gardens with a dog membership for $20.

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Robert J. Wick: Earth, Life, Man.

Robert J. Wick: Earth, Life, Man.

Now Showing

When we first heard artist Robert J. Wick speak the words, “Until you can grow a tree from your own heart, you’ll never understand the oneness of all things,” we knew that Robert’s monumental sculptures, each of which carry a living plant or tree, belonged at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

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Visit Us!

Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Reader’s Digest named Tucson Botanical Gardens as the BEST Secret Garden in America. Among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants while offering a lush oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round tours, community events, classes, and art exhibits, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Café Botanica. Now celebrating 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.

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