• St. Agustin Mission Garden - Tucson, Arizona

      Reconstructed on the site of the original mission garden developed by Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, St. Agustin Mission Garden contains verified historic plants and seeds from Tucson's 4,000-plus year multi-cultural agricultural history. This area of Tucson is known as the birthplace of Tucson and is believed to have the longest history of continual occupation and cultivation in the United States. Archaeological digs have shown evidence of farming by various groups going back to 2100 B.C.

      If you go:
      Open on Saturdays. April through November 8 a.m - Noon; December through March 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Check calendar for special events and tours sponsored by Friend's of Tucson's Birthplace. Guided tours for groups at other times can be arranged.


      946 W Mission Lane
      Tucson, Arizona 85745 USA

      Mailing address:
      Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace
      P.O. Box 1228
      Tucson, AZ 85702-1228 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      St. Agustin Mission Garden
      +1 (520) 777-9270