Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour, Tucson (Self Guided)

A great city will offer great pleasures. The pleasure of art is one of the finest in the world and a tour to the city galleries will give you an insight to the art of this area of the world. The proposed galleries are a selection of the greatest in the city. Make sure you enjoy the tour and maybe get something for yourself.
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Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Galleries in Tucson Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Tucson (See other walking tours in Tucson)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.8 km
Author: susan
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Philabaum Glass Studio & Gallery

1) Philabaum Glass Studio & Gallery

This is a great place to see and buy things made of glass, hence the word gallery in its name. At the same time it is a studio, because the things are all made here. Visitors can enjoy seeing the whole process of making these souvenirs and even take some lessons. The shop has been open for over 20 years.
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Etherton Gallery‎

2) Etherton Gallery‎

The gallery was opened in 1981, offering a great venue for art that would be shown to the world. In this gallery resides art of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as modern art. So here you will find paintings, prints, photography and sculptures, many of which are of international recognition. The gallery also holds openings and receptions.
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Got All Your Marbles

3) Got All Your Marbles

This place will give you the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of jewelery made with marble. All is made locally and each piece is very original. The earrings, pendants, key chains and rings are all on display for you to enjoy them. The shop will give you a suitable gift box and a polishing cloth with the necessary instructions.
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Del Sol International Shops

4) Del Sol International Shops

This is one of the famous shops which sells hand-made things, inspired by local crafts and arts. Here you will find pottery, home furnishing and other useful things for the home or as gifts. This may be your chance to bring back something original from this land.
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The Drawing Studio

5) The Drawing Studio

The name of the gallery explains its activity. This is a place to work and expose the final result of the work in workshops and exhibitions. Four times a week you may access a drawing studio that focuses on specific techniques of making art. In addition to this, the studio offers events, openings and receptions. This is a studio you must visit and learn about the process of making art.

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Museum Tour in Tucson, Part 1

Museum Tour in Tucson, Part 1

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Travel Distance: 3.4 km
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Travel Distance: 2.3 km
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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Tucson for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Tucson has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Tucson, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.