Dragoon, Arizona: The Thing

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Address:
2631 N. Johnson Rd, Dragoon, AZ
Directions:
I-10 exit 322, south side.
Hours:
Daily 7am - 6:30pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
520-586-2581
Admission:
Adults $5. Entire family $10.
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The Thing.

The Thing
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The Thing?

The Thing: 1965-2018
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The Thing.

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

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The Thing?

The construction surrounding The Thing? has been completed. The new building has a Dairy Queen inside. The gift shop is amazing. If you are a fan of "Dia de Muertos" Day of the Dead decor, it offers plenty of souvenirs and items of home decor!

[Jenn Lantz, 06/22/2018]

The "Mystery of the Desert" deepens yet again.

The Thing?

They're remodeling. We just left. During the construction, you get exactly one case with one item in it. And paint fumes that will knock you dead.

[Karen HM, 04/23/2018]

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