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Rose Tree Museum and Books

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Address: Fourth, between Allen and Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
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+1 520-457-3326
09:00 - 17:00
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Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has...

Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has been turned into a museum.

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Rose Tree, not Bush

The heart of the museum is the worlds largest rose bush. Indeed it is very big and worth seeing. What I enjoyed was the collected items of a family that still lives in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paw Paw, West Virginia

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Paw Paw, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heart of the museum is the worlds largest rose bush. Indeed it is very big and worth seeing. What I enjoyed was the collected items of a family that still lives in Tombstone, and had been there since the 1880s, Fascinating artifacts they are.

Thank RobRoy47
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bush wasn't blooming when we were there in January of course but it is really something to check out. There is a little museum it is small but interesting.

Thank wow1870
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I take guests to Tombstone, on my must-see list is the Rose Tree Museum. Because it is one of the few original buildings left in the town, you will get a true flavor of what living in the Old West was like. The fact that the rosebush was brought here from Scotland as a small seedling will boggle... More 

Thank Eph2-8-9
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Tombstone wouldn't be complete without a visit to see The World's largest Rose Tree! Many rooms are filled with a Tombstone Family relics from generations before and the man who you'll meet knows all the history. You are able to walk under the tree and see it from above for picture taking. Worth the $5 donation...only $4 if packaged... More 

Thank Bowser1716
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Being a gardener I just had to see the tree. Wow it is huge . This was a worthwhile stop . We enjoyed our little tour through the old cottage filled with lots of antiques.

Thank easterntreker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Rose bush wasn't in bloom but never the less wonderful to be able to see the hugh truck and hoe the branches intertwined. Inside the museum has a lot of historial artifact mostly from tDr Longfellow and wife.enterance fee very reasonable to get in with budget in mind. I enjpyed the antiques of the time but it would have been... More 

Thank Michael M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

20 SF base, impressive. Held up by old plumbing pipe which I thought was odd. $5 pp, took 5 minutes to go thru 3 rooms, and 5 minutes @ the plant.

Thank msadler99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Lots of history, not to mention the unbelievable rose tree. People are extremely knowledgeable about history, people and mining. Make this your first stop in Tombstone

Thank Melanie H
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took the museum tour because my son and grandsons wanted to see the Rose Tree. We were astounded at how huge it is, plus we got to see many more items used back in the day. Some weird items such as the "mask" they used on gossipy women! The boys enjoyed it more than I thought they would.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Probably not a special attraction, but it only costs $5 and the rooms filled with old stuff like my granny had was more interesting. The rose tree is really big and covers a big area.

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