Dragoon, Arizona: The Thing

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2631 N. Johnson Rd, Dragoon, AZ
I-10 exit 322, south side.
Daily 7am - 6:30pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5. Entire family $10.
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The Thing.

The Thing
America's most purposefully mysterious tourist attraction beckons the freeway-fatigued in empty southeastern Arizona. What is it? We won't tell.... Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/02/2018]

The Thing?

The Thing: 1965-2018
"Mystery of the Desert!" the billboards cried as you rocketed along I-10 between Tucson and El Paso. OUr visit report on the classic attraction known as The Thing, before its total revamp in 2018. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

The Thing.

Dragoon, Arizona - The Path to The Thing
The Thing?: Highlights at The Thing? attraction are revealed in this 2007 field video. Perhaps even a glimpse of The Thing itself? Watch Video.

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Aliens vs. Dinosaurs.

The Thing

Amazing ... my jaw dropped as I walked in, but at the same time I miss The Thing I grew up going to.

[Kevin, 05/21/2019]


The Thing

Billboards for a must-see truck stop and gas-up roadside attraction -- The Thing? -- beckon along interstate 10.

[Gai Archibald, 03/03/2019]

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