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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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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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This is a "must see" when you go to Tombstone. Lots of history and most interesting and informative.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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San Tan Valley, Arizona

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a "must see" when you go to Tombstone. Lots of history and most interesting and informative.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are a few things to look at in the entrance but to see everything it only costs a few dollars but worth it if you are a history buff. Very interesting..

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have lived in southern AZ most of my life with a 6 year exception while serving in the Navy. Here goes: burns me up when people talk down about Tombstone. Ya it's touristy but something has to support this very important piece of Americana. If you want a "real" ghost town head about 25 miles east from tombstone to Courtland... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a museum to end your day. Cost is only $5 and the old courthouse is well ventilated. Takes about 40 to 60 minutes to tour.

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Tombstone, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the places in town you really need to see to understand the history of the town . lots of mining stuff and artifacts along with history !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the many exhibits they had but it really wasn't all that exciting. The gallows are only a reconstruction of what was. I suppose it is cool to see where hanging took place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Courthouse gives a real feel for the goings on of the days of the silver rush in Tombstone. From the finality of justice to the intricacies of mining, it is a great encapsulation of the 1870's.

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Franklin, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids and I had a great time during Wyatt Earp days, and this place had a lot of interesting things and displays, and staff set kids up with a scavenger hunt. Great ladies up front, and kids loved it. So did I. Highly recommended, and well-priced.

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San Angelo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is pretty neat. Get past the Wyatt Earp history, and you find out a lot more about Tombstone. This was the Cochise County courthouse from 1882 to 1929. Lots of great history and artifacts, and beautiful architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like history, this is a must see on your list. We were lucky as we were there in the off season, and had the place to ourselves for the most part. Only saw one other couple there. We took our time to read the signs and see many historical pieces that are on display. We also learned some... More 

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