Tumacácori sits at a cultural crossroads in the Santa Cruz River valley. Here O’odham, Yaqui, and Apache people met and mingled with European Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, settlers, and soldiers, sometimes in conflict and sometimes in cooperation. Follow the timeworn paths and discover stories that connect us to enduring relationships, vibrant cultures, and traditions of long ago. Read More
Culture, Nature, and Community
Welcome, Teachers and Students
Tumacácori offers a variety of lesson plans, field experiences, classroom visits, and even transportation funding to support schools.
Become a Junior Ranger
Kids (and kids at heart) can earn a badge by exploring the mission grounds with the Seek and Find book available at the Visitor Center.
Paved trails, assisted listening devices, and audio descriptions are available to visitors daily.
Every Kid in a Park
All 4th graders in America are entitled to a free annual pass to their national parks. Go online to print your voucher, then visit a park!
Search Original Mission Records
Search by name, location, event, or other factors to see the original mission records from across the Pimería Alta.
Last updated: March 16, 2019