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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

1 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646-1296
+1 520-398-2252
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A journey into the past for everyone

We spent about an hour and 1/2 wondering around this amazing historical site. The people in the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Joelle B
Interesting Historic Park

While in Tubac to shop, hubby and I decided to visit this Historic Park. We found it... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Tucson, Arizona
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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 27 September 2016

We spent about an hour and 1/2 wondering around this amazing historical site. The people in the museum were so informative and nice. It sits on a meadow with lots of trees and flowering bushes in the middle of the artisan area of Tubac. Just...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

While in Tubac to shop, hubby and I decided to visit this Historic Park. We found it interesting,with some nice artifacts. You have to do a bit of walking outside to get to the different buildings, so if you go in the summer, be prepared...More

Thank TucsonGrammy
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is located about 40 miles south of Tucson, north of the Mexico Border off of Interstate 19. The park is in the town of Tubac, an artist colony that has dozens of 'gift' shops. The Park itself is toward the...More

Thank Bill M
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 1 June 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
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Anita S
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