El Presidio San Agustin del Tucsón

196 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701- Map It
Phone: (520) 837-8119

AAA Editor Notes

El Presidio San Agustin del Tucsón is at 196 N. Court Ave. Site of Tucson's original presidio—a frontier fort constructed in 1775 by Spanish soldiers—the current reconstruction was started after archeological excavation was completed in 2006. Visitors will see a rebuilt section of the 20-foot-tall torreon, the presidio's high adobe walls, and a mural showing what the structure once looked like. Guided tours are available.
$5; $1 (ages 6-14).
$4-$5 (Mon.-Fri.); free-$5 (Sat.-Sun.).
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-4, May-Sept.; second Sat. of the month 10-4, rest of year. Guided tours depart Thurs. at 11; other days and times based on staff availability, phone ahead.