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

Frontier Printing Press Demonstration

February 23, 2017   11am - 2pm

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

Living History: Spinning

February 24, 2017   10am - 1pm

The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Watch and learn how fiber and spinning impacted human activity from ancient to modern times.  READ MORE

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Park and Facility Hours

9:00am – 5:00pm

Visitor Center

9:00am - 5:00pm

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