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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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World's Largest Rose Tree

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Yndiabonita
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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.

Thank jamesbond44
Tombstone, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

lots of old stuff to see and i'm not just talking about Ron the guy at the front desk . lots of historical stuff . also the have the worlds largest rose tree in backyard , so you need to stop by

Thank ironcowboy52
Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The museum is small but very well put together. The staff (1 man) is very knowledgeable about the history of the rose tree, the people of the town, and all of the artifacts that are on display. He has some wonderful stories about the people and it is clear that he loves his job and history. This was the best... More 

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

A treasure trove of the early tools and history of the town. The main attraction is the rose tree and the history of the planting . It was started from a cutting sent from Scotland. It is now 8000 square feet.

Thank Bill O

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