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Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
+1 520-457-3311
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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. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Cash. Museum is open daily from 9:00am- 5:00pm. Stop in for an interesting tour and/or the perfect gift!
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223 East Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
+1 520-457-3311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Courthouse with all its history, and spent a couple of hours here. The docents were friendly. We were able to take pictures here.

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me this is my type of local museum. You get a good overview of how the area grew over the years not just one or two things. Can it be freshened up the exhibits and the place? Yes but it does have its charm....More

Thank PeterHa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much history on display in this building, in many separate rooms. The courtroom is a real treat, a great exercise in reliving history imaging what had happened through the years in there. The gallows out back, though not original, is exhilarating. This is another...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited yesterday and enjoyed all the great exhibits. From the foundation of the town to the mining. Also great history of the Apaches that were there during that time. There is no elevator to the 2nd floor. You have to climb...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff at the courthouse were very helpful and friendly. Displays were limited but dated. Understandable for the area and economy. Tourists item to see.

Thank AverageGuyAlberta
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I would recommend a tour of this Courthouse if you are in Tombstone. We were told that this, and the Bird Cage, are the real history of the town and the rest is mostly commercialized and the stuff of legend. After spending half the day...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

to get a real feel of the time and place, visit the court house. it has been revamped from the 1880's due to fires and other events but holds true artifacts of the time. the court room where trials were held will take your breath...More

Thank fred d
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Enjoyed the history in this location and the original court room, But be careful of the saddle that they let people sit on my wife fell because it is not mounted correctly and spent the day in the the last day or our vacation in...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a great place to spend a little time if you enjoy western history. There are rooms on two floors that are filled with artifacts, interesting information and also many displays. There are firearm displays and lots of information on the silver mines from...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This two story Victorian courthouse was built in 1882. It was a fascinating experience to walk the halls, rooms, and old courtroom 135 years later. As you enter the building, you purchase tickets at the first room on your left, the original Treasurers office complete...More

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23 July 2015|
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Response from Jewlz V | Property representative |
Hi there, You can also buy them online @ the AZ state Park website under annual pass tab. Hope that helps. Thank you: Julie V Manager of the Tombstone Courthouse