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Old Tucson

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Carnival of Illusion in Tucson
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Carnival of Illusion in Tucson
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**PLEASE NOTE: Old Tucson is CLOSED Sept 4 - 27, 2018. We re-open Sept. 28 for both Day Park and Nightfall.** 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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
201 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735-9322
+1 520-883-0100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always been a fan of the old west and was excited to see Old Tucson...I drove two hours to find it was closed for the entire month of September.....I can’t for the life of me understand why... Even haven spoken with a few...More

Thank Voyage784612
Mary D, Guest Relations Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Voyage 784612, We're sorry you were not able to see the park. We update all of our travel channels and most especially our website of our seasonal hours. Google will not allow us to say the park is "Closed" so we update with the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Get there when they open in the AM, all day guided tours of different area of the park. Reenactment was great our grandson was picked to be part of it. A very special day indeed. Remember to ask for senior Discount!!!

Thank vampyresskiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had so much fun visiting and riding the horses. The "characters" were so funny and informative. Visit when it is a little cooler, though.More

Thank Kathleen M C
Mary D, Guest Relations Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Many Europeans like to visit us in the summer--it gives them a true sense of what the cowboy life was like in the desert, almost like earning a badge of courage...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the last day of the season, and not being watchers of old westerns we weren’t to sure what to expect. The driver there from Corbett was stunning (gates pass) on arrival the car park is spacious and there are rest rooms before...More

Thank Wendy S
Mary D, Guest Relations Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a wonderful review! We're so glad we exceeded your expectations. Also, to let you know, there are also many watering stations throughout the park and you can bring in an empty water bottle and fill at those stations. We hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go every year to Night Fall. Love the costumes & i love haunted houses & they scare the heck out of me every time. Theres alot of rides, shows, & haunted houses. Scary actors walking all over the place. They will take pictures with...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I needed to burn sons time while visiting Tucson & decided to tour Old Tuscon. Im glad I did. Great layout with lots old western movie memorabilia. I spent about 3 hours checking out everything & really enjoyed myself. I recommend to anyone who hasn’t...More

Thank Traveling4Real
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids love old Tucson! We love all the reenactments, and during Halloween season it's amazingly fun place to visit after dark!!!!

Thank missym5202018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is not as good as it use to be but they do put on a pretty good western shoot out, ans the can can girls are pretry good.

Thank normah625
Mary D, Guest Relations Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. Would love to hear more about what and when you were comparing your experience? We're always trying to improve our guests' experience!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old Tucson is pretty authentic. Not as large but similar to Old Santa Fe. Good shops and restaurants. Safe and clean - a good place to spend an afternoon except for in the dead of summer. I always return for the food.

Thank Marshall D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Save your money - go elsewhere. Took my grandson (8yrs) and was completely disappointed. Mediocre displays coupled with poor and expensive food. Best thing was the train ride.

Thank badscatcher
Mary D, Public Relations Manager at Old Tucson, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit with us. It is rare that we receive a review like this but understand that Old Tucson may not be for everybody. We hate to disappoint our guests.

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Joseph D
May 2, 2018|
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Response from palbaugh | Reviewed this property |
I would agree. Arrive early. Beats the heat too.
May 1, 2018|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise going till next fall. It can be extremely hot during the summer months. If you wait till fall, there will be fewer people and should have time to ride what you want to
Ronnie F
January 23, 2018|
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Response from chelimon | Reviewed this property |
if walking is difficult, I would skip it. the stage coach is an additional cost. the show is fun to watch and shops fun to browse, peruse.