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Biosphere 2

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A Remote Must See Place

Very glad we decided to spend a few hours (3) there learning about the amazing science studies done... read more

Reviewed yesterday
J D
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
An Englishman On Tour.

This is a must see site. You have a lot to thank Ozzy and his son for, I had not heard of the... read more

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Dave C
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Visitors can observe nature in a controlled state at this world-famous steel and glass research center where desert, forest, ocean and other ecosystems are monitored and studied.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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32540 S Biosphere Rd, Mile marker 96.5, Oracle, AZ 85623-7019
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Reviewed yesterday

Very glad we decided to spend a few hours (3) there learning about the amazing science studies done and being done in this facility. Had heard about the study done with the folks living inside for the several months but had no idea how complex...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see site. You have a lot to thank Ozzy and his son for, I had not heard of the Biosphere 2 project before I saw Ozzys show. I was on holiday in Phoenix and thought I’d give it a look on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You definitely don't need to be a science geek to be blown away by the information provided and the atmosphere of this environment. I was a little skeptical when my husband mentioned to go to this place, but decided to give it a try. Definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you visited and found the information presented informative and the tour engaging. Thank you, John Adams

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many fascinating facts bout the planet we live on. Sandra our tour guide was great and made in fun as wall as science. Such a lot to learn and appreciate in a place we had never heard of. Visit soon if you can.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JP070766
jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting--Sandra has a wealth of information. It is great to hear you joyed your experience. We hope to see you soon again. Regards, John Adams

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biosphere 2 is a dream place for a retired biology and space science teacher like me. As soon as I found out about it, from the Ozzy and Jack's World Detour show, I knew it was a place to visit. It was a nice day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KLH1956
jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KLH1956, Thank you for visiting Biosphere 2 and telling us about your experience. We had a great time with the Ozzy and Jack show, I have been apart of the facility for a number of years and participated in numerous interviews, I have received...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Biosphere 2 is alive and well..This is a fascinating attraction. Good facilities and excellent tour guides.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1952Mike
jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hello Mike, It was great to have you visit Biosphere 2. We continue to expand the research programs, first repurposing the agricultural area in to the worlds largest Earth Science Experiment, The Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO), here want to understand as it rains in the...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Tucson we decided to tour the Biosphere and I am so glad we did. The experience really reminded of us of how important our world is. Our tour guide Anita was very professional and extremely knowledgeable. We would highly recommend a visit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear HappyTravelers2010, Thank you very much for visiting Biosphere 2 and posting about your experience. Regards, John Adams

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I'm visiting my Uncle and he had gone many times and loves it. This was my first time and I loved it. The short video at the beginning was nice. The earphones they give you to easily hear the guide was new to my uncle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear Abqkelli, Thank you for visiting Biosphere 2, the audio devices are new and I am glad to hear that they positively facilitated your tour experience. Regards, John Adams

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Well, I’m shocked to be writing this review. Outside of the guide telling us aliens love planet earth it was a great tour. We had a group. It’s not a theme park but it is pretty interesting. I’ll probably take my son there the next...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for visiting and we are glad to hear your visit was better than you expected. Regards, John Adams

Reviewed October 14, 2018

This research facility provided us with an excellent guided tour! The development of this site was a monumental endeavour but the results are spectular. I don’t want to spoil all the features for future visitors but suffice it to say ‘you will not be disappointed’.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vernon A
jadamsb2, Manager at Biosphere 2, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Hello Vernon, It was great to have you visit and take the time to write this review. It is comments such as yours that help people have a better idea what the experience will be like when they visit Biosphere 2. Best Regards, John Adams

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