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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Programs & Events

Frontier Printing Press Demonstration

February 20 and 28, 2018   11:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m.

A knowledgeable volunteer demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, type setting, and other aspects of this marvel of industrial engineering.  READ MORE

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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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Park and Facility Hours

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Visitor Center

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

 

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