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Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

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Address: 223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
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+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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We traveled to Tombstone, walked the streets, and visited this state park. Inside the courthouse is a museum. Though modest, this museum is the only redeeming feature of the town... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled to Tombstone, walked the streets, and visited this state park. Inside the courthouse is a museum. Though modest, this museum is the only redeeming feature of the town, the remainder being an oversized tourist trap.

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glendale az usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Tombstone Courthouse is also a must see if you are in town. It is probably one of the first three places I would visit. It is really cool to see an old courthouse set up in it's original state. An attorneys office, post office and jail all reside inside the same building.

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is probably the most legit place in Tombstone. Traditional museum exhibits, but setup inside the county courthouse. The courtroom has been restored to original setup. It is chilling to walk into that courtroom, knowing the history that has taken place there. There are plenty of hands-on exhibits. For me, this is a must-see.

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Brossard, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Joyfull welcome,lot of actors, realistic presentations, gun shooting show 3 fimes a day, lots of parking, real history landmarks, graveyard impressive, with real people that once lived and die with their boots on, lots of boutiques, enough things to spend awhole day, and more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well worth a visit if you're in the area. The exhibits are on two levels plus the gallows outside & show a variety of exhibits & photographs from the Victorian era onwards. There is a small gift shop & plenty of parking nearby. it's both educational & entertaining.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The courthouse is nicely preserved, but the exhibits are kind of a hodgepodge. The best is the newest on the gunfight between the Earp's and the Cowboys. Regarding other exhibits, would have liked more background on the various items and pictures of residents of Tombstone. Even the County Attorney exhibit, it says almost nothing about what he did during his... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old courthouse had great articles about Wyatt Earp and the fight at the OK Corral. The book store was the best. It had wonderful books on the Earp's, Doc Holiday, and etc. Worth the visit. This was an original Earp era building. The back yard had a gallow.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm embarrassed to admit that we've been to Tombstone at least a dozen times, and somehow always ran out of time, and did not visit this magnificent Courthouse. Yesterday (2/16) we made it our first stop. We love Museums of any kind, and usually spend hours looking at things and reading about them. This was no different. We were there... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This nicely preserved courthouse has been well-restored. Would that the interior had exhibits that were a little more interesting than pictures on walls. The courtroom on the second floor has a beautiful ambiance, and gives you a full flavor of Wild West justice. The other rooms have less interest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, historical courthouse building. Definitely something to see if you plan to visit Tombstone. Lots of history on the town.

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