- The Trust
- The Presidio
Welcome to the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson
Presidio San Agustin Museum is a re-creation of the Tucson Presidio built in 1775. Visitors travel back in time to learn about life as early Tucsonans would have lived it. Docent tours discuss life in the Presidio for soldiers and other residents. Additional highlights include an original Sonoran row house and a prehistoric pit house. Previous Slide 1/12 Next
WE ARE ACTIVELY RECRUITING NEW VOLUNTEERS, DOCENTS AND INTERPRETERS!
Join this dynamic, growing, downtown cultural attraction and be an ambassador for Tucson!
Upcoming Volunteer Training Classes!
To register for any of these classes contact Kate Avalos at KateA@TucsonPresidio.com.
Introduction to Interpretation Training:
September 17th 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Dusty Monk
(across from the Presidio Museum)
Highly encouraged and free for all current, continuing and new Presidio volunteers. Modeled after the National Park Service program and taught by our own “Ranger Rick”. We will review the purpose and benefits of education through living interpretation, how to read your audience, how to provoke thought and how to develop a tour or presentation for your specific audience.
Volunteer Training Part I: Introduction to the Presidio
October 1st , 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Highly encouraged for all volunteers, interpreters and new docents. $75 for brand new volunteers and docents (price includes Part I and Part II (below), as well as Presidio logo shirt and family membership). Free to continuing volunteers and docents.
First Living History Day of the season
October 8th, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
New volunteers and new docents are encouraged to attend and shadow.
$3 for admission
Volunteer Training Part II: Colonial Skills and Tour Practice
October 15th, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Highly encouraged for all docents and interpreters. We will practice tours on each other and exchange knowledge. There will also be an introductory overview to interpretive kits available for use.
75 for brand new volunteers and docents (price includes Part I and Part II, as well as Presidio shirt and family membership). Free to continuing volunteers and docents.