The Tombstone Epitaph ® Museum A must-see site when visiting Tombstone!


Visit the home of Arizona's oldest continuously published newspaper. Read the paper's original reports of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Watch how newspapers were printed in the 1880s.

The museum is free and is open from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Your O.K. Corral ticket includes a copy of the 1881 reprint of The Tombstone Epitaph with original reports of the O.K. Corral Gunfight.

The Epitaph Museum is located 1½ blocks from the O.K. Corral, behind the Crystal Palace Saloon at 11 South Fifth Street.

Tombstone is an exciting Old West small town with no stop lights. All the historic sites except Boothill Cemetery are located within five minutes walking distance of each other in the three-block historic area and are handicap accessible.

If you want to read about Tombstone before you visit, one of the best books about Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is And Die in the West: The Story of the O.K. Corral Gunfight by Paula Mitchell Marks. Unbiased in its approach, it describes the years from Tombstone's discovery in 1877 until Wyatt Earp's death in 1929.

The Tombstone Epitaph Museum staff: Bonnie and Marylou

Administrative staff: Bob (President), Evans (Webmaster), Gina (Accountant)