The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block encompass an entire city block of historic downtown. The five historic properties that are under the care of teh museum are La Casa Cordova, Romero House, Edward Nye Fish House, Stevens/Duffield House and the Corbett House.
The La Casa Cordova is one of the oldest buildings in the city and is the home to the seasonal exhibition El Nacimiento and was restored in a northern Mexican style to reflect life in the late 19th century.
The Stevens/Duffield House (also known as Palice Pavilion) dates back to the late 1800′s. It is the home of the Art of the
The Edward Nye Fish House (also known as John K. Goodman Pavilion of Western Art) is also from the late 1800′s and home to the Art of the American West collection.
The Corbett House, finished in 1907, is a mission-revival style two story home restored and furnished with period pieces from the American Arts and Crafts era.
The Romero House, thought to have been built around 1860, has undergone numerous alterations and is now home to the Tucson Museum of Art School ceramics classes and studio.
The Tucson Museum of Art has over 7,000 pieces which have been collected for more than 25 years. The collections are truly stunning whether they are from the American West collection or the pre-Columbian Art you will be exposed to some of the great art of the world at this museum.
Hours: Tues – Sat. 10 – 4; Sun 12 – 4 Closed Monday and major holidays
Admission: $8 general admission; $6 for seniors (60+); $3 students (13+); Free for members and children 12 and under.
First Sunday of the month is FREE to everyone
Be aware: food, drinks, large bags (including purses and backpacks); cameras; and large strollers are not permitted in the galleries and historic homes. Lockers and small strollers are available while visiting the museum.