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Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Museum

Address: El Paso, TX
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Ranked #35 of 39 Attractions in El Paso
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: This attraction features the culture and history of the Tigua Indians and is located in the...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: This attraction features the culture and history of the Tigua Indians and is located in the historic Alderette-Candelaria House.

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Okeechobee, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I saw where others thought it was a good place to go on the weekend, but a weekday trip is really kind of boring. The film is eh at best. The displays and artifacts were nice, but even reading all of the plaques, it won't take you long. I won't visit again it recommend to anyone.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

The Mission Trail in El Paso is also known as Socorro Road, and has access to three active missions as well as the Tigua Indian Cultural Center, located at the junction of Yaya, Carl Lngemare, and Socorro Road. You absolutely cannot miss this center because the parking area has a huge statue of an Aboriginal American in ceremonial dance. This... More 

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Kennedale, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

My wife and I stayed overnight in El Paso on our way back home from AZ. We decided to add more culture to our trip and stop by the Culture center for the Tigua tribe of the Pueblo Indians. Im glad we did. We were the only ones in the center, so we got a personal guided tour. Also got... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2008

This museum is not housed in the Alderette-Candelaria House. It is currently part of a community center in the middle of the reservation. If you're coming to this area just for the museum don't bother. However, if you are coming for all the other attractions in the area you can actually make a good half day excursion and not be... More 

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