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Titan Missile Museum, Sahuarita

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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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  • Very informative and interesting. Our young guide was knowledgeable and the exhibits were great. Very much worth the time and entrance fee. 
    Very informative and interesting. Our young guide was knowledgeable and the exhibits were great. Very much worth the time and entrance fee.  more »
  • We were impressed how the safety issues and double verifications should work. A very interesting tour on a originally military site near Tucson. We recommend a visit for all who wants to live in... 
    We were impressed how the safety issues and double verifications should work. A very interesting tour on a originally military site near Tucson. We recommend a visit for all who wants to live in...  more »
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  • Fascinating facility that lends visitors a clear picture of how serious the Cold War really was. Whether or not you lived through that time period, I recommend this museum to gain a better grasp on the circumstances, and how the U.S. and U.S.S.R. were armed to the hilt to deter each other from launching an attack. The missile itself, as well as the control center, are well below ground. The grounds still feature the motion sensors that guarded the missile silo (don't worry; they're not active!). Definitely worth a visit if you're anywhere nearby or traveling through on I-19.
  • Extremely knowledgeable and passionate tour guide added so much value to this already incredible place. It was surreal to hear about what life was like living on this base, especially from someone who lived it for 4 years. I was blown away. This is definitely a must visit place for anyone in the Tucson area for sure!

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