What’s that? We think it’s the sound of the Old West calling once more! Have you ever wanted to feel what it would be like to live as a cowboy back in the day? Then head to Old Tuscon Studios!
Old Tucson Studios is both a historic and current working western frontier town which has hosted over 300 movie and TV productions since 1939. How exciting is that!
Slap on those spurs, and explore this highly authentic town which is filled with costumed characters and tradesmen ready to show you how life would have been like. Be careful – the Old West was a crazy place! You might just witness daring cowboy gunfights, or get caught up in rip-roarin’ musical revues right out on the street!
There are TONS of fun attractions for the whole family at Old Tucson Studios. Jump on board the Wild West Carousel, a fun and historical reproduction of that American classic. You can even drive back in time behind the wheel of a super cool miniature car – a favorite of those little cowboys and cowgirls!
Other features include the sheet em up stall, indoor mining and gem panning adventure games, with local trail rides also available.
The Native Village is one of the most educational aspects, with great interpretive and heritage work being done.
If you’re a fan of the Western film too, and parents this might be for you, you will be in for a treat as the Old Tucson Studios were of course, movie studios! Since 1939 over 300 films and tv projects have been filmed there. Have you seen “Rio Bravo” or “Little House on the Prairie” ? Yep – all filmed there! You can take a guided tour to really get the lowdown of the film history.
Lights…camera….and pistols at the ready – Old Tucson Studios is ready and waiting!