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Tombstone Courthouse

Address: 223 Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: +1 520-457-3311
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$150*
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Tombstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ghost Towns, Historic Sites, State Parks, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Mines, Nature & Parks, Amusement Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Horseback riding, Shopping
Owner description: Welcome to the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Built in...
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Type: Ghost Towns, Historic Sites, State Parks, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Mines, Nature & Parks, Amusement Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Horseback riding, Shopping
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Welcome to the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Built in 1882 in the shape of a Greek cross, this two-story Victorian structure once housed the offices of the Sheriff, Recorder, Treasurer, Board of Supervisors, Jail, and Courtrooms of Cochise County. Today this 12,000 sq.Ft. Courthouse is a museum filled with the glitter and guns of those who tamed the territory. The park includes a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, restrooms and shaded picnic areas. Our Gift Shop features a wide variety of books, postcards, t-shirts, collective coins, badges, coffee mugs, some handcrafted items and other souvenirs. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Cash. Museum is open daily from 9:00am- 5:00pm. Gift shop closes at 4:45pm. Stop in for an interesting tour and/or the perfect gift!
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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of fun stuff to do in Tombstone - combine some history with your fun and stop at the Courthouse.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of history throughout Tombstone but no where else is it as obvious as the Tombstone Courthouse. Very inexpensive to visit and great place to see and read about the past.

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Surprise, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This was our first stop in Tombstone Allow at least an hour, more if you want to read a lot of the displays. A great overview of the town. We also saw the Old rose inn where there is a 150 year old rose tree from Scotland. And the Bird cage theatre.

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Thornton, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

A lot of history here......From the old courthouse, the old wild west stories, cattle drives, fire department meorabilia, and the hanging gallows.

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Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Give yourself plenty of time to go through this wonderful place of history. There are so many interesting things to look at and read about. They've done a great job of preserving this old courthouse. It is beautiful. It closes at 5:00 so be sure to go early. It took us almost 2 hours to see everything. It costs $5.00.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The perfect place to start your Tombstone visit. I would highly recommend going. Lots of neat exhibits about the town and its fascinating history. $5 to get it. I had to hurry through exhibits and that took about 30 minutes. An hour would cover it all well. Great place. I hope to take my wife there some day.

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Henderson, Nevada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Love visiting this old western town. There is a gunfight at the OK corral and covered wagons with horsed going up and down the street. Lots of shops for eating and shopping on main street. As well as many historic sites to visit. You might need a car to get to some of the sites, but most things to see... More 

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New Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Excellent little museum. It really gives you a sense of what Tombstone was like in the 1800s, especially from a criminal justice point of view.

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Tombstone Courthouse is the smallest State Historic Park in Arizona. However, it is packed with great information about "The Town to Tough to Die". History buffs will enjoy wandering around the two floors and seeing the history of the area. The grandkids loved bonging the old school bell...Grandpa....well, it was ok!!!! (took out the hearing aids)

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Globe
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great historic building with plenty of information. I could have spent more time in this town. Some of the fees I thought was a little too much.

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