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Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum - A Tucson History Attraction

The Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum is a Tucson history attraction and one of the interesting attractions that can be visited in Tucson! The first Tucson Rodeo Parade was February 1925...the parade is nearing its 100th anniversary! Today this parade is the largest non-motorized parade in the United States!


The museum houses the wagon collection used in the Tucson Rodeo Parade! They have the Cisco Kids wagon, they have wagons and buggies used in western movies and TV series including High Chaparral filmed at Old Tucson Studios and wagons rented out for use from the museum for the filming of the movie Oklahoma! The have a dairy buggy, Tucson's first garbage wagon, a buggy made in France and so much more!


The museum also includes exhibits depicting historic Tucson with some artifacts from those buildings, such as the grand El Conquistador Hotel which was torn down in the 1960's to make way for the El Con Mall.


The location of the Tucson Rodeo Grounds and Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum is on the site of the former Tucson Municipal Flying Field...the first municipal owned airport in the United States which opened in November 1919.


Tucson History Attraction
Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum

One of the exhibit halls for the wagons and buggies is a historic airplane hanger! What a great historic story!


Learn more about Tucson's history on a guided walking tour of the historic downtown neighborhoods with a tour from Strolls and Stories Tours! While in Tucson be sure to check out other Tucson history attractions including the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum!



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