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Address: 223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone Number: +1 520-457-3311
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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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Great tour in 1880's hitory

The Courthouse is a must see in Tombstone - many consider it the centerpiece of the town. Worth the time to stroll through history!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Courthouse is a must see in Tombstone - many consider it the centerpiece of the town. Worth the time to stroll through history!

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't visit Tombstone and not visit the Courthouse. The history of the area is very well covered. There perhaps could be a little more on the original inhabitants of the area, the Indians.

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical building and documents. There is a charge for touring . The gallows were being refurbished so we didn't get to see them out back. An actual wedding was going on while we were there so it was quite awkward trying to see the courtroom itself/

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a two story building with stairs to the second floor. I don't know, if there is an elevator, in case you need one. Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park was built in 1882. It's Victorian and built in the shape of a Roman Cross. The exhibits reflect the silver mining boom town , where hard work, lawlessness and hangings... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here first to get a great view of who and what Tombstone is all about. From the founder of the town who proved the naysayers wrong to the saddle mounted on some two by fours that you can ride and the gallows (actually used) in the prison yard outside, the courthouse encapsulates the history of the area in even... More 

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Valhalla, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old courthouse in tombstone has a bunch of exhibits that tell the history of the county. More than just the tale of the famous gunfight. You can walk out back to see a replica of the gallows.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Courthouse is a 2 story museum. Admission is $5.00. I did not see an elevator to get to the 2nd floor. Without one it appears that access to the upstairs is by the long curving staircase to the upper level. I think this staircase would be challenging for someone with mobility issues requiring an assistive device. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Many visits with family, friends, solo, and for business. Always something g interesting to see and learn. Staff is fabulous.

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Palm Desert, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This courthouse is as you would expect. It is old, full of history and worth looking at if you like courthouses. You have to remember that this is still in use and as such you may have a small problem getting around. You really need to buy the book that goes with it to really see the whole history.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Interesting exhibits giving insight into the town's more eccentric characters and past history as a county seat. Place looks like it could use a bit of investment in displaying and curating. No high tech wizardry here

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