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The Tombstone Epitaph

Tombstone, AZ
+1 520-457-2211
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Great piece of living history

This was a nice place to stop in and learn a little. I was wondering how my kids would do walking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TimNlv
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137 years and counting

This Tombstone Epitaph is the oldest continuing newspaper in Arizona. It’s first issue started the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
christopherM8134MB
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The office of the Old West's most famous newspaper.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“printing press” (25 reviews)
“free newspaper” (19 reviews)
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Tombstone, AZ
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+1 520-457-2211

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice place to stop in and learn a little. I was wondering how my kids would do walking around Tombstone for hours. Things like this make it fun. It is the oldest newspaper in AZ and teaches you about early printing through...More

Thank TimNlv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Tombstone Epitaph is the oldest continuing newspaper in Arizona. It’s first issue started the day after the infamous shooting at OK Corral. That story, the people who ran the paper and many other historic articles are on display here. The main attraction is the...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a free attraction . You can see many original photos from the past. They have the old equipment. The gift shop is the least expensive place in town for t-shirts.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We really enjoyed going through the Tombstone Epitaph. A history of the editor and printing in the southwest is given on summaries throughout the shop. There is also old printing presses and typeset to view as well as methods used by newspapers in the 19th...More

Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Not exactly a tourist attraction even though the town wants it to be. There is printing press museum in the back of the shop. You have to be really old to appreciate this attraction.

Thank Localgirl252
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The news as it was written by the Epitaph. There are old presses and other newspaper related machinery and samples of articles and events during the life of still active paper. Up front is a nice selection of books as well as samples of the...More

Thank atherts
Reviewed 29 October 2017

news paper office that wrote and reported on the times and events of the city. authentic equipment of the time can be seen. if you go to the tombstone historama, you will get a ticket to receive a free copy of the paper that reported...More

Thank fred d
Reviewed 18 October 2017

What was amazing to see was the hand print pieces and realize how long and drawn out the printing process was. We were fascinated by all the interesting printing equipment...

Thank jnjdougan
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Epitaph museum was very unique with the old printing press items and copies of old papers. The video (you had to stand to watch) was informative about how the press worked in the day but a real person to answer questions or tell the...More

Thank J411ZAtammym
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This will be a quick but interesting place to stop by. If you go to O.K. Corral they give you a coupon for a copy of the newspaper about the O.K. Corral shootout dated October 26, 1881. They have old printing equipment and some articles...More

Thank Lisa S
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irianjaya1944
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Response from csarchibald | Reviewed this property |
Bisbee AZ, about 25 miles southeast of Tombstone or Benson about 30 miles North of Tombstone would be the closest. The next closest I believe would be at Whetstone, close to Ft. Huachuca. Then of course is the Airport at... More
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