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Bird Cage Theater Museum


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A noted original historic landmark of the authentic Old West.

The world famous Bird Cage Theatre, also referred to as The Bird Cage Opera House Saloon was a fancy way in the 1880's of describing a combination saloon, gambling hall and a house of ill repute. Well, that was the Bird Cage Theatre and it was known across America by its unreputable reputation. In 1882, the New York Times referred to the Bird Cage as, "the Roughest, Bawdiest, and most Wicked night spot between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast. For nine years it never closed its doors, operating 24 hours a day. During this period, 16 gun and knife fights took some 26 lives. There are still 140 bullet holes through-out the building, marking the ceilings, walls, and floors.


Hours: Open 8-6 daily
Address: Allen and 6th Street
Phone: 800-457-3423
Our Email: soball@c2i2.com
Our Website:tombstoneaz.net/birdcage.php3?SID=170491082

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