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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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History, history, history

This is the place to learn of the history of Tombstone. This museum has all sorts of documents and artifacts on the history of Tombstone and the Southwest. From the gallows to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Richmond, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is the place to learn of the history of Tombstone. This museum has all sorts of documents and artifacts on the history of Tombstone and the Southwest. From the gallows to the courtroom where the most famous figures of Tombstone sat, this place has it all

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We got to the courthouse about 30 minutes before closing when the entrance fee was 50% off (but you can't go upstairs). The lower level has many exhibits containing vintage 1800's items used in the local area. I enjoyed the different mining candle holders with photos of them being used. The Courthouse is open 9am - 5pm daily, entrance fee... More 

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Sharon, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Not sure we understand why this is the number one attraction in Tombstone. Yes, it is not expensive at $5 but save your money and take a guided tour with Dr. Jay. The courthouse is a dated museum --- probably last updated in 1980----that needs a serious upgrade to be current with anyone under 55. Reminds me of the baseball... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This beautiful historic building is filled with exhibits and tales from long ago. From Wyatt Earp's straight razor to the replica gallows you won't be disappointed! A lot of history to read and take in so give yourself time to enjoy and soak it all in. Even younger kids in our group LOVED the visit to the courthouse!

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Indio, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Lots of interesting documents and artifacts pertaining to the history of the town and the events that took place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful structure. Interesting history. Could add a little more in-depth history of the townsfolk, settlers, etc. Seeing the different saddles and barbed wire boards were nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great history. A good lesson to learn. Lots of walking. Don't be afraid to ask questions. Ask about the executions and the "supposed prisoners that never left!" It is spooky. Historic and worth your time. The courtrooms look just like the ones you see in old Westerns because it is THAT old.

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Tombstone, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not to be missed. Put the hype aside and learn all the history of Tombstone. The gunfight was a brief moment in a very colorful towns life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have been to Tombstone numerous times but did not go to the Courthouse until my last visit. Wow, what an amazing place. Has several artifacts and stories of the old west. Enjoyed the courtroom, gallows, and personal effects of Wyatt Earp. If you love history, do miss this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This place is awesome! With gunfight reenactments and historically accurate museums and also a gun fighters hall of fame! It's off the interstate a little ways but Well Worth the Drive!!!

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