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Titan Missile Museum, Sahuarita

4.8
#8 of 234 in Museums in Arizona
Must see · Military Museum · Museum
Learn about the Cold War and nuclear conflict at Titan Missile Museum. The museum sits atop the only remaining Titan II missile site of the 54 that helped guard the United States from a missile attack from 1963 to 1987. Take a tour to see an intercontinental ballistic missile in its Cold War environment and view the technology used by the United States to deter nuclear war. Check out the museum store which offers Titan II memorabilia, including a dosimeter which is used to detect radiation. You'll find a number of tours available throughout the week; some provide a chance to visit areas normally closed to the public. A visit to Titan Missile Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sahuarita online vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We just left and this place is nothing short of amazing! We took the guided tour and took our time walking around outside. It took us about 90 minutes and we stopped to read and look at everything...  more »
  • This is the Titan Missile Museum We had to wait until we had more people. However I learned a lot by looking what the published about the Titan Missile Museum. Then we went to a room and they...  more »
  • I went to see the decommissioned missel facility. It was a awesome facility. I would advise that you get your tickets on line. I was lucky and only had to wait for 15 minutes for the next tour with...  more »
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  • Fascinating tour. A chance to see the only remaining site open to the public, and pretty much as it was. Well - except no actual function! There is the shell of the missile still in the silo. Our guide was outstanding. Patient and able to answer any questions. Nice introductory film. Large handbags and backpacks should be left in your car or there are keyed lockers inside. After the tour you can walk anywhere around the outside, then visit the museum shop. There are a lot of open-grate steps down (and back up) so beware of wearing heels. Not for anyone needing assistance as this is the original facility. No elevator.
  • Here on vacation and this was a unique opportunity. I brought the average age down (most tour attendees were retired men) AND my three teen daughters came with me. It was a great experience for all of us, my girls included! Would definitely recommend carving out an hour to experience this slice of history.
  • This is an amazing, and unique place. Well worth the price of the tour. The staff is very knowledgeable and willing to answer all of your questions and let you take as many pictures as you want. This is an important piece of history that you can actually walk through.
  • Well cared for looks like it went off of alert yesterday, not 37 years ago. Tour guides are very knowledgeable about the systems and give very informative talks. If you're ever in the area, it is well worth the trip!
  • Such a great opportunity to see a piece of history unchanged for almost 40 years. I wish you could opt out of the guided tour though. Our guides were beyond knowledgeable, but I would of preferred less knowledge in exchange for the opportunity to take a couple pictures.

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