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Rose Tree Museum and Books

Fourth, between Allen and Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
+1 520-457-3326
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Amazing Rose Bush

The Thai wife and I spent an hour exploring the historical exhibits here and marveling at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Worth the price of admission

We happened to be staying in Tombstone and saw the story about the Rose Tree on CBS This Morning... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Terri F
Metro Phoenix area
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Famous for having the world's largest rose bush, this former residence has been turned into a museum.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Fourth, between Allen and Toughnut, Tombstone, AZ 85638
+1 520-457-3326

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thai wife and I spent an hour exploring the historical exhibits here and marveling at the amazing rose bush, or tree really. It is lovely to sit under the tree and experience the coolness (compared to outside), there is almost a calmness about the...More

Thank BoganInParasite
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We happened to be staying in Tombstone and saw the story about the Rose Tree on CBS This Morning. The next day we found it. It was not in bloom, but very impressive none-the-less. We really enjoyed the stroll through the museum as well. Some...More

Thank Terri F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We happened upon the Rose Tree and so glad we did! We'd never heard of it. The aroma floating from the doorway of the house was delightful and got even better as we walked into the courtyard where the rose tree was. The timing of...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must see to believe that the rose bush still blooms after all those years. It was awesome.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A lot of history in this museum of one family. It has the original furniture in several rooms and lots of photos and fun facts. The main attraction is the huge rose bush in the courtyard. If you haven't seen one rose bush that covers...More

Thank mntravelgrl
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Our motel staff advised us to see this rose tree and it is amazing! It's huge!!! The biggest rose tree in the world and the oldest!

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We timed this trip just right. It was peak time for the millions of tiny roses to be in bloom. The fragrance was fantastic. It's pretty jaw dropping to see a 130 year old rose bush span over 8,000 square feet. It's a must see!

Thank Mdorcik
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Told the best time to see the rose tree in bloom is in early April. End of April its still beautiful though lost most of its buds

Thank 73AJS
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The bush is amazingly large , the rooms have some displays which appear to have been unchanged in years. The lady working the gift shop/entrance was more interested in a conversation with a local than the visitor.

Thank KyReserve
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Rose Tree Museum is small, but seeing the tree was pretty amazing. The smell alone is overpowering. It also had some very interesting items from around Tombstone. It would not be a great place for little kids. It is more for people who like...More

Thank Sally P
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Diane E
12 March 2017|
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Response from Jeanne N | Property representative |
The cost of the museum is $5 for adults, children under 14 are free as long as they are accompanied by an adult. The tree is currently in bloom, and the museum is open 9 am to 5 pm daily. The annual Rose Festival, April... More
24 August 2015|
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Response from brenirish | Reviewed this property |
We were there in March and it was in bloom.
4 June 2015|
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Response from brenirish | Reviewed this property |
As told to us on our visit. The young Mary missed her home so her parents sent her the rose tree as a comfort.