ATTRACTIONS — USA:
Old Tuscon Studios
The Old Tuscon Studios takes its visitors for an entertaining journey
into the Wild West. A trip to these studios offers guests an enjoyable
Western experience with a touch of shootouts, saloon bars and cowboys.
Life began for the Old Tuscon Studios in 1939. This location was built
in order to create the film 'Arizona' all those years ago and since then
has been home to more than 70 movies with a Wild West flavour. Today,
the Old Tuscon Studios could be described as type of an entertainment
park in addition to a movie studio. The Old Tuscon Studios presents its
visitors with the opportunity to grasp an insight to the filming of a
western movie and to the history of the location.
Visitors to this Western adventure in Tuscon may step into the Wild West,
feel the sandy desert and enjoy staged street shootings and gun fights
in true Western style. Visitors may experience the feel of a Western movie
and film set with saloons and staged stunt shows. A tour at this location
illustrates the history of western movies filmed at the Old Tuscon Studios.
The Western doors to the Old Tuscon Studios are open from 10am to either
4 pm or 6 pm, depending on the time of year. It should be noted that on
certain holidays, this location is closed, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas
Attractions at the Old Tuscon Studios
In addition to various shows and musicals, the Old Tuscon Studios offers
activities that enable its guests to feel like a part of the action. The
Old Tuscon Studios hosts special rides and attractions to enhance the
experience for visitors to this site. Western enthusiasts may take a train
tour around the grounds of the studios. Kids may get into action behind
the wheel at miniature versions of antique vehicles and the whole family
may enjoy shooting at targets and horse-back trails.
The Old Tuscon Studios hosts a range of eating places and shops all in
a traditional Western manner to suit the whole style and appearance of
the site. Ranging from barbecues and salads to homemade fudge and ice
cream, there is something for almost everyone at the Old Tuscon Studios
dining choices. A few different stores offer visitors the opportunity
to purchase memorabilia, gifts and candies.
Located on S. Kinney Road in Tuscon, the Old Tuscon Studios provides
an attractive Western adventure that is suitable for all the family.