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The Tombstone Epitaph

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Address: Tombstone, AZ
Phone Number: 520-457-2211
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The office of the Old West's most famous newspaper.

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One of the few freebies

We were recommended to stop in to the Epitaph for a stroll down printing lane. It was a small museum but packed with info about the original owner, some printing history, clips... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CindyAL76

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Warrenton, Virginia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First off, its free to enter. However, its not the original building from the 1880's. Most of the equipment is more modern from a later era. The singular interesting thing to us was the original printing press from Wyatt Earp's time, which printed all the newspapers back then, including the Shoot Out at the OK Corral. If you go to... More 

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Thank Steve M
San Tan Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much history in Tombstone and this is part of that history. The employee at the Epitaph gave us some additional information. All of this history is so fascinating

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Thank carolwC7350DW
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Person behind counter was not friendly at all Never talked to us when we came in door, not even a hello Walked through to look at historic items on our own and left

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Thank Denise C
Tombstone, Arizona
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the actual building where paper used to be back in 1800's . lot to see and read very interesting and you can sign up to have epitaph delivered to your house !!

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Thank ironcowboy52
El Paso, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little museum and the person who worked the front was a very nice guy. We received a free copy of the Tombstone Epitaph of the day after the OK Coral gun fight. Pretty cool!

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Thank pamperedcampers
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to stop in to the Epitaph for a stroll down printing lane. It was a small museum but packed with info about the original owner, some printing history, clips of original newspaper. And because we paid to see the OK Corral reenactment we received a free copy of the original paper that was printed the day after... More 

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Thank CindyAL76
Catlettsburg, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Water was reasonable, souvenirs too. Very friendly staff. I enjoyed visiting there. A lot of stuff to see in the back.

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Thank staleylarry
Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see to look back into the printers history, grab your souvenir paper and read the postings.

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Thank Keith S
avondale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is pretty cool experience. Watch how they used to make newspapers. I got a copy of the original paper from the OK coral shootout. Cool learning experience and view artifacts.

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Thank steve b
Perris
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed seeing all the old time newspaper machines and articles. I wish we could've seen a working machine but enjoyed it just the same.Thanks for the free paper.

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