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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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If you’re interested in Tombstone history, I would suggest going here before doing anything else. If you’re thinking about reviewing the Tombstone cemetery they have detailed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It's there.. I mean that's kind of the extent of it. Five dollars is a little steep just to walk around and see it. The court room is pretty neat. No guided tours, which might be worth paying for it. There's a gallows out back, but it's not the original.

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you’re interested in Tombstone history, I would suggest going here before doing anything else. If you’re thinking about reviewing the Tombstone cemetery they have detailed information about a lot of the prior residents that are buried there. It’s also laid out really well and there’s so much information that we returned with friends in July. What we found out... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was the last stop on our day in Tombstone - by then we "knew" the history fairly well and seen a lot of "old stuff". To that, the museum pieces weren't as good as the Bird Cage theater items but the building was cool. The proximity of the gallows to the court room was "chilling" but made me appreciate... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Old Courthouse is not for everyone but if you want to see An original old courthouse and learn some history it is a nice visit. You can see a gallows and also a variety of fire-arms some belonging to historical villains. The courthouse is full of history and you can imagine a judge sentencing someone for hanging. Situated just... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Lots of great details about Tombstone's early years and lots of great displays and the Ladies there offer great information. Lots to see you should start or end your visit here when in town.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The old courthouse would be a great visit in itself, but making it into a museum of Tombstone history is perfect. Gives a great background of an iconic town of the Old West and you really feel like you have stepped back in time. We spent about 1 1/2 hours here, but you could make it a short or long... More 

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If the history of Tombstone is in your sights then this attraction should not be missed. Each room is filled with memorabilia that both fascinate and inform. A great way to finish off a visit to the town.

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Page Springs, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

So much information here, and each room presents the history of Tombstone in yet another vignette from a lost time. If interested in the heyday of Tombstone Arizona, you could spend many many hours researching on the internet, or, spend a few bucks and enjoy this collection at a leisurely pace. Sit awhile in the courtroom, where you can imagine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We came from Germany to AZ and we loved it in Tombstone, AZ, we had a really good view into the old wild west lifestyle. The Courthouse is a small museum, where you can find everything you need to know about the lifestyle in this epoche. It has a good gift store!

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'm so glad I got to visit this museum! Been wanting to go for a long time and finally got the chance. Great history of the town of Tombstone. Tons of artifacts, pictures to look at! Unlike some historic buildings, you can visit most of the building, instead of just a room or two. Don't miss the gallows in the... More 

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Address: 223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: +1 520-457-3311
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tombstone
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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