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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

1 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646-1296
+1 520-398-2252
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The best in the state. And the oldest.

I have been going for 20 years. It has improved into a world class exhibit. So rich in culture. The... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
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Loved visiting the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park!!

On a day trip to Tubac, our first stop was going to be the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2016
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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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 29 July 2016 via mobile

I have been going for 20 years. It has improved into a world class exhibit. So rich in culture. The archeological exhibit underground is fascinating. The museum is wonderful. I like the schoolhouse best. It is classic early 1900's. Anza days celebration is the time...More

Thank DannyDDD
Reviewed 2 July 2016

On a day trip to Tubac, our first stop was going to be the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac. Expecting to just pop in, check out the ruins and leave, we were greatly surprised by the rich history of the park and ended up spending...More

Thank L4276DAdan
Reviewed 31 May 2016

there is a lot to this place. well worth the five bucks. i have been a couple times now and sets the scene for newcomers to the area. fills them in on the history. great great gift shop. they could throw a picnic table up...More

Thank cincinSeattle
Tubac P, Manager at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2016

Thanks much. And the even better news is that we have picnic tables available. So next time bring your lunch and enjoy the park some more.

Reviewed 14 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 27 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 16 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
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Anita S
6 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