Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, Tombstone

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Visit Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park for a glimpse into the history of the Old West in this historic silver mining town. The two-story brick structure that looks like a Roman cross was once Cochise County's jail, and included courtrooms and offices for the sheriff, treasurer, and board of supervisors. Built in 1882, it now houses exhibits that describe life for the miners, cattlemen, and pioneers who built Tombstone. Exhibits include a tax license for the operation of a brothel, a replica of the original gallows that stood in the courthouse courtyard, and many examples of firearms owned and used by the pioneers during the mining boom. The site offers numerous shaded picnic areas. Take a look at our Tombstone trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • So worth the 7$ entry. Plus it's an all day pass. Beautiful spot with tons of information. Get some real behind the scenes information here. Very nice employees as well.  more »
  • In addition to the fact that this building is stunning, it is chock full of history. What surprised us the most was the sheer size and beauty of the building for the time it was built, and the way the...  more »
  • We love museums and this was not a disappointment! Friendly, informative staff up front and so much history in each room downstairs and upstairs! Excellent displays with an interesting look into the l...  more »
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  • Fun place to visit. I definitely recommend seeing the Gun fights. The stage coach ride was ok. Not sure if it was worth the money, but the people we're very nice!
  • Cool place to visit. Lots of history. I suggest taking the trolley with mining tour. I really wanted to do the haunted tour. There are a few places you can get into for free. If you aren't careful, you can overspend if you are going on a budget.
  • Displays well done. Would recommend spending the entry fee to everyone it gives you a great background on the town and area.
  • Interesting museum about the old West. It is small but worth a visit if you're in tombstone. I liked room about the golden corral shoot out the least because there was little attempt at distinguishing fact from fiction and legend - I suppose this could be part of the allure of tombstone but the museums should try to stay factual.
  • Great museum featuring Tombstone history. Engaging exhibits and the entrance fee allows you admittance all day. Very friendly staff and #veterandiscounts. The building is beautiful and has a lot of interesting memorabilia.
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