About the Presidio

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is dedicated to preserving the history of the settlement of the territory that would eventually become Arizona. It's collection includes numerous artifacts from the 1700s as well as a starting point to hike what remains of the Anza trail.

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Exhibits

From ancient Native artifacts to the state's first printing press, Tubac Presidio's vast collection of artifacts tells a stirring portrait of settlement of Arizona.

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Programs & Events

Ongoing Exhibit: Unique 1800's Ambulance

Ongoing

This exhibit at the Tubac Presidio is a rare original 1800’s period carriage called an ambulance.  It has been restored and modified to replicate the ambulance that Phocion R. Way, an engraver from Cincinnati, Ohio, rode on from Mesilla on the Rio Grande River to Tucson in June of 1858.  READ MORE

Ongoing Exhibit: The Arizona Cavalcade of History

Ongoing

The Alan B. Davis Gallery is open with 16 paintings by renowned Western artist William Ahrendt, each depicting a significant event in Arizona’s colorful history. The paintings and their historical narratives were featured as a special 16-part “Cavalcade of History” series in Arizona Highways magazine from 1987 through 1990.  READ MORE

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Park and Facility Hours

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Visitor Center

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, November 23

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve, December 24

CLOSED Christmas Day, December 25

Park Entrance Fee

Adult (14+): $5.00
Youth (7–13): $2.00
Child (0–6): FREE

There is no fee to enter the Visitor Center