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“A Step Back in Time”
Review of Old Tucson

Old Tucson
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Ranked #18 of 304 things to do in Tucson
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Old Tucson is temporarily closed. It will reopen on September 29. Old Tucson is Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive! Southern Arizona's one-of-a-kind Wild West attraction features live action stunt shows, musicals and live entertainment, vintage rides for the kids and special events throughout the season. Step back in time as you make your way through town, walking the same streets made famous by movie legends such as John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Taylor, Steve Martin, Sharon Stone and more! Home to more than 400 films and commercial productions, Old Tucson remains the region's premier film location. Experience the diversity of our Native American and other cultural ancestry through our living history programs celebrating life in the Arizona Sonora Desert region during Arizona's Territorial Period.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Amazing things from movies of long ago. Clothing from shows like Bananza and Little House on display. Want to take a walk in John Wayne's foot steps, this is the place. Fun stage coach too!

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Reviewed 21 May 2014

Area is closed during the week. So you can't use a stay in Tucson for visiting it, when youÄre there during the week.

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0ld_Tucson, Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

We are sorry to have missed you. Old Tucson currently operates on a seasonal schedule and is open daily from December 26 thru the last weekend in April. During May, October, and November we are open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays with additional operational days during Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks. We hope you will have a chance to visit us soon!

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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

You will have a good time if you're not expecting a Disney level quality. It could be better maintained and staffed but it's still a fun day, especially for western movie buffs and younger visitors.

Thank JosephInAz
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0ld_Tucson, Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you for visiting and your recent review of Old Tucson. Our goal is to provide an Old West experience - complete with dirt streets, livestock, vintage buildings, true historical information, and period entertainment. We hope you feel that we fulfilled our aim.

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Went on mother's day and the crowd was light. Took 4 boys ranging from 2-12 and there was something for each of them. The carousel, cars, trains, haunted mine were all free and were favorites. The kids liked the stunt and gun fight shows, all were pretty entertaining and contained the same 3 actors, who were all charismatic and seemed like they enjoyed their jobs. The can can/saloon show was the worst,just because it very, very loud.

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I visited Old Tucson with family as a teenager and decided to try it out again as an adult on my last visit to Tucson. What a surprise - it was a great fun filled day at an authentic feeling western town. I took two friends with me, one from Brazil and they both thoroughly enjoyed Old Tucson. While it does have a slight movie set feel, it's more of an amusement park with rides and attractions. We enjoyed the train ride around the park and especially the stage-coach ride. We had plenty of laughs at the Gold Mine experience with a feisty "miner". We ate some very good hamburgers at one of their restaurants. But best of all was the gun-fight shows. They were fun-filled and entertaining. I would recommend a trip to Old Tucson if you're in Southern Arizona.

Thank Marklvnv
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