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El Presidio

Type: Sightseeing

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The Presidio San Agustín was Tucson's first neighborhood. Named for the Spanish-built Presidio de San Augustin del Tucson, the historic area is the site of the original walled fort of Tucson. Though...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Enjoy free admission to the Presidio's small museum on the third Saturday of the month. Plus, it's also free on August 20th, which is Tucson's birthday."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "The Tucson Museum of Art offers tours of the historic block October-April at 11am on Wednesdays and Thursdays."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The Presidio San Agustín in Tucson is free and open to the public on third Saturdays and on August 20th, Tucson's birthday.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: El Presidio gives kids and adults a look into Tucson's fascinating cultural heritage.

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