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Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

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Address: 223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: +1 520-457-3311
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Horseback riding, Shopping
Description: Welcome to the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park. Built in 1882 in...
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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The best $5 you'll ever spend!

I highly recommend making this your first stop if you plan on taking a Tombstone guided tour. It’s loaded with photos, artifacts and Tombstone history – Allow at least an hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is a museum that was a courthouse in the past. Many relics from the old west days. Nice inexpensive attraction. Save Money get the Tucson Attractions Passport

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend making this your first stop if you plan on taking a Tombstone guided tour. It’s loaded with photos, artifacts and Tombstone history – Allow at least an hour. We actually visited the museum, went on a guided walking tour with Dr. Jay and then came back.

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If history interests you or if you like seeing and hearing what life was like in Old Tombstone then don't miss the courthouse it is well worth spending and hour or so going through. It was the largest building in the west at time built and the history of the building and Tombstone is here.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is a great value at only $5.00 per adult. There is a wealth of history and lots to see. Plan to allow yourself at least 90 mins to see and read most everything - very interesting

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you only want one stop in this touristy town then make this the place. You get some good perspective of the events of the old days when the town was bustling, along with stories of the lawmen and their weapons. The displays are informative and dispel some of the tall tales with facts, plus some give more information about... More 

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Benson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Entry fee of $7 per adult did not deter us from visiting the courthouse. The historical artifacts documents, and exclamations of the history of Tombstone or in great detail and very much appreciated. They answered questions my children had about the late 1800's and turn of the century, the gallows were interesting for the kids, but my favorite is the... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park is pretty amazing. The idea that, over 100 years ago, men were tried and hung from the gallows here is pretty gruesome. The museum is filled with law artifacts as well as other historical items from Tombstone’s history. It was raining when we walked up to the beautiful historic building, which really set the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very interesting historical facts about the "old west" era. Grandson liked seeing the "gallows" in the courtyard

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new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I wish I would have gone to the courthouse museum first before I saw the town. It really makes your imagination run wild, thinking that where you are ,is where something historical happened. I recommend this museum to everyone interested in the history of the west.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Talk about history! Wander around in here and see old photos of the Wild West and learn about the colorful characters who lived there. As far as I'm concerned, this is the best reason to go to Tombstone. We spent over an hour here and enjoyed every minute. Well worth the small fee to get in.

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