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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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Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix

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Small interesting museum with lots of local interest. Take the time to read the information. The short video filmed last century is worth watching.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Helena, Montana
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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Small interesting museum with lots of local interest. Take the time to read the information. The short video filmed last century is worth watching.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

While this isn't the largest museum I've been to, as others have mentioned, it was still a great time for us. They saw our toddler and recommended parts of the museum they felt he might enjoy. The museum itself was well organized and had great stories about tissues Tombstone's history and residents, as well as Cochise County generally. I recommend... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had a 2 for 1 coupon on our Arizona Passport and decided to stop by. My wife is a legal secretary so she appreciated the Courthouse aspects. Other history you get around town is from places like the OK Corral, which is good, but this gives you more back gound information. Everything is self guided and the gallows are... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I got to Tombstone in the afternoon, and stopped at the Visitor Center. I am so glad she recommended that I go see the Tombstone Courthouse. At first, I hesitated because it was 4 p.m. by the time I got there. They are open until 5. It was plenty of time for me to see all the exhibits. I enjoyed... More 

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This place was mildly interesting in places, a bit of a miss match in places, nothing exciting, save your five dollars admission and spend it in the saloons.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Lovely museum telling the history of the town, and not too pricey ($5 each adults). Great place to start a trip in Tombstone.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Overall a nice place to visit and for the morbid the gallows out back are cool! We liked the gallows best and cannot think of anything to dislike.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A lot of stuff to see, even for a little space like this. Enjoyed all the antique items. A lot of the history of town, is explained in here. Great for history buffs and everyone alike. The gift shop is pretty cool too, so be sure to check it out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Another place to take your admission fee for a self guided tour that had no flow of information just separate rooms with displays and factual reading material. The entrance lady was bored and uninterested and didn't inspire us to stay long.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Tombstone Courthouse is a solid museum addressing the history of Tombstone. It has two floors of exhibits. The first floor includes a historical overview of Tombstone from its origins through the gunfight at the OK Corral (an exhibit that is more informative than what is at the OK Corral itself). The other areas of the Courthouse focus on different... More 

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