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Biosphere 2 is a self-contained, man-made habitat that comprises all of the elements from Earth (Biosphere 1). It is a sealed glass and space frame construction with seven wilderness ecosystems.... Read More
Biosphere 2 is a self-contained, man-made habitat that comprises all of the elements from Earth (Biosphere 1). It is a sealed glass and space frame construction with seven wilderness ecosystems. Today, Biosphere 2 is operated as a research station by the University of Arizona, which also maintains a branch of the university on the grounds. Guided tours take visitors through several of the biomes, as well as the biospherian's former living quarters and the technical rooms that control the various interior climates. Recently named one of the 50 must see "Wonders of the World" by Time Magazine, Biosphere 2 offers an insightful glimpse into the future of our planet.
- Daily 9am-4pm
- Adult $20; Student (62+) $18; Child (6-12) $13; Child (0-5) Free
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Biosphere 2 offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the future of our planet.
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Biosphere 2 is a one-of-a-kind Tucson attraction that is not to be missed. Even visitors with a casual interest in popular science will be intrigued.
- Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Biosphere is a unique Tucson attraction that gives visitors an unforgettable glimpse into a self-contained habitat.