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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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Great collection focusing on the sister cities El Paso & Juarez

Had the chance to visit this modest museum, I loved the way they describe the history of both... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Puebla, Mexico
via mobile
Grat exhibits and information

I definitely enjoyed learning about the history of El Paso and seeing several unique and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clint M
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Established in 1974, this museum contains life-size exhibits depicting El Paso's history.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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510 N Santa Fe St, El Paso, TX
+1 915-212-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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.

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
Reviewed 7 September 2016

As an avid museum goer, I was excited to see what this local museum would offer. As I entered into the Women's club exhibition I was shocked that all of the exhibition privileged ideas about traditional gendered experiences (cooking, flowers, fashion shows etc) over any...More

Thank Bubjourney
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a small museum, but you can have a really great couple of hours there. There are some interactive activities for small children, and they can touch some of the exhibitions (there are signs for which you can touch and which ones you can...More

Thank Susana M
Management response:Responded 24 August 2016

Thank you for visiting us. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 June 2016

Had to be downtown between church services and went to the museum. It was enjoyable and interesting. Did not know that is was available on sundays to view. There was a small crowd but able to take your time and enjoy the pictures and statues...More

1  Thank paddies2013
Management response:Responded 12 August 2016

Dear paddies2013, Thank you for your response. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and would like to invite you to come back again! We have two new exhibits open, "A Giant Story: When Hollywood Came to West Texas" and "Welcome Home El...More

Reviewed 13 June 2016

Good things come in small packages. 2 floors of exhibits, lots of unknown history contained within. Great for the admission--FREEMore

1  Thank Ann M
Management response:Responded 12 August 2016

Dear Ann M, Thank you for your review! We agree, good things do come in small packages! We recently opened two new exhibits "Welcome Home El Paso Vietnam Veterans: A Tribute and Recognition to Our Vietnam Veterans" and "A 'Giant' Story: When Hollywood Came to...More

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