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The Bird Cage Theatre opened in December of 1881 and closed its doors in 1889. During its short business life, the Bird Cage was one of the wildest places in the west. The Bird Cage is named after its thirteen little cribs that hang from the ceiling where ladies of the night plied their trades. Twenty dollars a night, would buy a gentlemen a bottle of whiskey and a lady for the night. Different from the way Hollywood has portrayed it, no respectable lady would have ever entered the Bird Cage. The longest single poker game in history was played in the basement gaming area.

This nationally known historic Old West Landmark has been preserved. It was the site of 16 gunfights, 26 killings and the refrain of the "Bird in a Gilded Cage" song.

Location: 517 East Allen St, Tombstone Arizona 85638 Telephone 520-457-3421 Toll Free: 800-457-3423

Other History nearby:
(Tucson) 390th Memorial Museum
(Tombstone) Bird Cage Theatre
(Bisbee) Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum
(Tombstone) Boothill Graveyard & Gift Shop
(Fort Huachuca) Fort Huachuca Museum
(Tucson) Mission San Xavier del Bac

12/05 Coming to The Tombstone area
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