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El Paso Museum of History

510 N Santa Fe St, El Paso, TX
+1 915-212-3100
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Arts and Places

Museum of the arts and culture of El Paso, Texas. No entrance fee, donations suggested. Are of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom G
Wood Ridge, New Jersey
History of El Paso

This is an excellent museum to learn more about El Paso. There is a great map showing how the area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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Established in 1974, this museum contains life-size exhibits depicting El Paso's history.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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510 N Santa Fe St, El Paso, TX
+1 915-212-3100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum of the arts and culture of El Paso, Texas. No entrance fee, donations suggested. Are of museum is in the theater area of Downtown El Paso.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum to learn more about El Paso. There is a great map showing how the area grew from it's beginnings. There are great exhibits and the rock collection is amazing.

Thank GypsyTexas
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed learning about history of El Paso in this museum. Mostly it treats history simplistically but appeals to he young and young still heart. Exhibits good but certainly not overwhelming. A nice way to spend an hours plus. May be a springboard for more discussion...More

Thank efloresNY
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Loved all the interactive things for the kids. I will admit the hubby and I joined in as well. We enjoyed the great history lesson! What a great place to be!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Had the chance to visit this modest museum, I loved the way they describe the history of both sister cities El Paso and Juarez, the pieces transport you to those days were El Paso started his history. In the exterior they have a pretty cool...More

Thank AngelCamont
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I definitely enjoyed learning about the history of El Paso and seeing several unique and interesting exhibits. I would recommend this to anyone and everyone who will be in town.

1  Thank Clint M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This museum gave an interesting look at the city of El Paso and its development from a Spanish controlled settlement to a modern American city. I would recommend this to anyone visiting El Paso for the first time.

Thank SHarwa85
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I expected to spend 30min here but found the small museum to have really cool exhibits. It was a great first thing to do in El Paso.

Thank kevindief
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The entrance has an interactive history wall that is worth the visit alone, not to mention folks are invited to submit pictures so it always is new and exciting. The exhibits are limited but that is because they are building a museum. Don't get me...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Within these walls is the history of El paso . each room tells a story of cowboys and indians, the history of governors and mayors. It will show artifacts and art work that was produced.

1  Thank 841brooklyn05
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