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Tucson, Arizona Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Tucson and the surrounding area. The city is known for its abundant oddball public art, ranging from a Garden of Gethsemane to a 25-ton Tiki Head. Nearby, tour America's only underground, visitor-friendly Titan nuclear missile silo.

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Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Titan Missile Museum

    Titan Missile Museum

    Green Valley, Arizona

    An important Atomic Tour sight -- a fully restored missile base, relic of the Cold War.

  • Biosphere 2

    Biosphere 2

    Oracle, Arizona

    Tour the hi-tech sealed facility that was supposed to prepare its inhabitants for post-atomic-war survival, or possibly life on Mars.

  • Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

    Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

    Picacho, Arizona

    Just the thought of an Ostrich Ranch is weird, but the Cogburns have made the real thing weirder. Be ready to get kissed by a goat, but don't try to kiss an ostrich.

  • Pima Air & Space Museum

    Pima Air & Space Museum

    Tucson, Arizona

    Hundreds of aircraft, spacecraft, and related exhibits. Wander the desert looking at and touching old bombers, fighters, and passenger jets.

  • Garden of Gethsemane

    Garden of Gethsemane

    Tucson, Arizona

    Artist Felix Lucero sculpted it to thank God for sparing him in World War I. He lived under a nearby bridge.

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