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Birdcage Theater

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Address: 6th and Allen Street, P.O. Box 248, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: 800-457-3423, 520-457-3421
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This one-time theater and brothel has been reincarnated as a museum.
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$150*
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Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix

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This was on our to do list in Tombstone and it was well worth the entrance fee. You can feel the atmosphere inside the Theatre. So many famous people have played there and if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

This was on our to do list in Tombstone and it was well worth the entrance fee. You can feel the atmosphere inside the Theatre. So many famous people have played there and if you stand on the stage you can imagine the place in the days of Wyatt Earp, amazing that people like Lily Langtry would come so far... More 

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Oxford, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

If you go to Tombstone Arizona and do not pay the 10 dollars to walk thru this historic building then shame on you. I enjoyed handing over my money for the self guided tour. I spent over an hour in this building and still most likely missed a few things. I really enjoyed being able to walk and look at... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

This is a saloon that looks like the owners closed and locked the doors and just walked away. Many antiques throughout the building including a gold and silver hearst and aged posters. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

I don't understand why people are complaining about paying the admission fee. My husband and I really enjoyed the Bird Cage theater! The history of this place is amazing. Seeing Doc Hollidays original Faro table he dealt at was so awesome! If you love history, you should definitely check this place out!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The $10 each for the self guided tour of original old historical stuff is an interesting way to pay for maintenance of the outside of the building. Inside is packed with stuff that you would struggle to absorb everything. Guided tours seem a better option so you get a better local knowledge perspective.

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atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My friend and I booked the 8pm ghost tour at the Birdcage Theater. In itself, the Birdcage is a very interesting building, chock full of history. There are still multiple bullet holes throughout the place; the original rosewood bar and mirrors that had to travel around the Cape Horn to make it's final destination to Tombstone is still there and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

They offer a $10 self-guided tour but for me, taking a few pictures outside and browsing in the gift shop at the front was enough for me. I would like to do the Ghost Tour though. As with most of Tombstone, it is nice to see locations you have read about and seen on movies in person.

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

Not worth $10 for another one dimensional "museum". Under 55 crowd would be bored with lack of updated exhibits. Looks like it was last updated around 1970. If it was free it was worth my time, otherwise, no. Another "if you are in Tombstone it is worth seeing" but if placed in a city with competitive museums would have been... More 

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Near Toronto
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a good time at the night time Ghost Tour. Worth the time and money. Some good old photos on display.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A lot of great, old things to see. Pretty dusty, needs some upkeep. Did not know about the night tour until we were done and talking to the gift shop gentleman. I would have loved that tour! If the walls could talk......

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