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Old Tucson

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Address: 201 South Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735
Phone Number: +1 520-883-0100
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Horseback riding, Group tours/walking tour
Description: Old Tucson is Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive! In addition to...
Old Tucson is Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive! In addition to the old movie sets and memorabilia of its rich Western film history, Old Tucson is now the premier attraction in the Southwest to experience what life in the Old West was really like. Heritage Square contains 12 new movie quality sets and 3 new streets in the "town square." The design of the new building sets was led by Gene Rudolf a credited Art Director for many movies including Young Guns II, The Great Gatsby, and many more. Be sure to visit the Native American Village and take in the entertaining and educational Living History Programs. Stroll down the historic streets and learn about the perils of cross-country travel via stagecoach, the demands of life as a sheriff in a Wild West town, and other topics discussed throughout the town. Step back in time to the atmosphere of a western town circa 1853 to 1912. Old Tucson has adopted a new logo to represent its expanded focus on Old West history, heritage, and culture in addition to its storied film history and world-famous entertainment. This broadening of scope is represented by the iconic wagon wheel, symbolic of the great westward movement of settlers to the southwest in the 1800s by wagon train. The seven spokes of the wheel represent the strong cultural and historic groups that made significant contributions to Tucson's rich heritage: Native Americans, Spanish Colonials, Mexicans, Western Cowboys, Ranchers, Chinese, and African-Americans. The seven spokes join at the wheel's hub (the location of the Old Tucson name), representing the synergistic joining of cultures and heritages at Old Tucson for a living western experience found nowhere else. Moving us toward the future, the wagon wheel reminds us to honor and celebrate our history, heritage, and diverse cultures. Old Tucson - Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive!
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Fun Kitsch!

A fun step back in time.... Kind of! Yes, it is kitschy, but our kids loved it! Spend an hour or two here then head out to Saguaro.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Old Tucson was the location of many western movies in the past. If you want a “reconstructed” taste of the old west, you’ll enjoy Old Tucson. Gunfight re-enactments are fun as is the train ride. You can also wander around and shop for western stuff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A fun step back in time.... Kind of! Yes, it is kitschy, but our kids loved it! Spend an hour or two here then head out to Saguaro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Old Tucson was a blast. While June is a slow month, seeing remnants of the old West was exciting Good restauranta and fun bars

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Boyds, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Since this was my first trip to Tucson, I wanted to see as much as possible in the four days I had there. I loved walking through the old stores, trying to imagine what it was like when it was first settled. My friend grew up there and explained a lot of the history of Tucson.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I ventured out on a hot summer day to Old Tucson. Talk about taking someone back to the past. I could feel what those cowboys of the past must have felt. Probably for most people my experience would not be as enjoyable. Hot (108) with a little more than a gentle breeze blowing sand around my shoes, left me thinking... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I have visited Old Tucson several times over my 50 year old life both as a kid and a Parent. I love it. It gives a sense of what it was to live in Arizona in the 18000's while also giving a taste of movie magic with Wild West shootouts. I love visiting here and see something new every time.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Though it was a very warm day (103 degrees), we ventured out to Old Tucson. It was a pleasant surprise as the heat kept the majority of people away from Old Tucson. My family and friends had the park to ourselves. We were able to see all the shows and participated in all the activities with very little lines. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Not bad. Some old buildings they moved from around the west to one spot. Kind of cool to go in the original old places.

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TUCSON, ARIZONA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

BBQ was fantastic! Staff was very accommodating to our entire group. I would recommend to it any group wanting a unique venue for a special event!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It is what it is. If you go with an expectation of a cheesy but fun day out that's what you'll get. We had a great day. Thank you

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Additional Information about Old Tucson

Address: Address: 201 South Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735
Phone Number: +1 520-883-0100
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 17

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