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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

1 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646-1296
+1 520-398-2252
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Beautiful, intriguing, deep

My wife and I visited Tubac and stopped in to this historic park because we had a 2-for-1 coupon... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
Tucson, Arizona
Very Interesting Historical Place

We didn't get a chance to do the 1 1/2 hour tour, but we did watch the movie and check out the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Ponce PR
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Come to Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and experience a full sweep of Southwest history! We showcase every culture (Native American, Spanish, Mexican, Pioneer American, and Arizonian) with award-winning artifacts and displays to bring 2,000 years of history to life. See Arizona's first printing press, our original 1885 school house, and much more. Tubac was recently named one of 14 must-see destinations in the world by Conde Nast Traveler. Come and see why!
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1 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646-1296
+1 520-398-2252
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

My wife and I visited Tubac and stopped in to this historic park because we had a 2-for-1 coupon (from the Tucson Attractions Passport). Anne and Shaw were very kind and helpful. With their glad permission, we used picnic tables on site to eat our...More

Thank darrenkulp
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We didn't get a chance to do the 1 1/2 hour tour, but we did watch the movie and check out the interesting displays! The movie is awesome, don't miss it! I had no idea that the Apache Indians were so violent and that Tubac...More

Thank PilarebPonce
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The tour is very interesting. Although it is $5 per person, you get a tour book to borrow that adds a lot of information. There is a place where you go below ground and see the excavation of the original Presidio. But the most interesting...More

Thank WillB_AZ
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit venue and just continues to grow, if nothing else because of the dedication of staff and volunteers who make it look so wonderful in Spring.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 28 April 2016

this is right at edge of Tubac village, and easy to handle. staff friendly and informative and you really do learn alot

Thank papawis
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This park offers up a lot of information about the area and the museum. It's a nice, short walk around the grounds and the museum with the "ambulance" was interesting. I also enjoyed the school house with the "rules of the school" on the chalkboards....More

Thank 984deannab
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We came to visit the presidio after visiting Tumacacori. There is a big difference between a state park (Tubac) and a national park (Tumacocori) in terms of how much money each gets, and it pained me to hear that the Tubac exists largely thanks to...More

Thank desertrat521
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

For all ages this state park depicts our past. Interesting, professional and comfortable, facilities are fit for visitors from the world over. Lives from the past are on display.

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Courteous, helpful volunteer at desk. Nice stop to gain some insight the development of the Tuba area.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This historic town has made itself into a tourist destination and offers a significant number of shops selling all manor of things, a lot of Mexican or of other South American countries origin, some beautiful Native American manufactured rugs, pottery, jewellery (and especially with torquoise)...More

1  Thank ROB2LOR
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Anita S
What is the entrance fee for senior adults (68 years)? We are staying in Tubac for a couple of months. Thank you. Anita
7 December 2016|
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Response from Tubac P | Property representative |
Anita, thanks for thinking of us. Adults of all ages are $5. This fee helps the Friends of the Presidio keep the schoolhouse, archaeological exhibit, museum, 100+ year old Rojas House and Otero Hall open for you to explore... More