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National Border Patrol Museum

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Address: 4315 Transmountain Dr, El Paso, TX 79924
Phone Number: 915/759-6060
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Very intresting, lots of history!

My kids really enjoyed all the hands on exhibits! Great place to take the family that is free, fun and educational!! A must for locals and visitors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Tony R
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El Paso, Texas, United States
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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not that interesting, we'll probably if you are into old memorabilia. If you are taking the transmountain, then you can stop, allow about 15 minutes max.

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My kids really enjoyed all the hands on exhibits! Great place to take the family that is free, fun and educational!! A must for locals and visitors.

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Thank Tony R
Jacksonville, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a history buff, you will love learning about the border and how the U.S. came to an agreement of where the divide would lie. Great movie documentary which is very short explains it all.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 894 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed this museum! It's free but the have a donation box if you want to put money in it. I always thought of the border patrol being along the Mexico/US border but this museum also included the norther border with Canada and the Florida border with Cuban Refugees via water. It was very interesting and a well laid out... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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588 reviews
303 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

There have been few improvements since my last visit a few years ago. The museum offers a look into the way our borders are protected and display both the tools of law enforcement and the countermeasures of smugglers. For the kids there are some interactive displays where they can get hands-on. The small helicopter with access to the pilot seat... More 

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Thank JTTurner3
El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

A truly learning experience. Has pictures and circumstances of all the Border Patrol Officer's killed in the line of duty. I thought it was a surprisingly large number. The U.S. Border Patrol began in El Paso, TX. A very moving and enlightening experience. Well worth the trip.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I was in El Paso this week and decided to take a look at the National Border Patrol Museum and I must say it was a pleasant surprise. A small museum, but many very interesting items from the Boarder Patrol efforts. The vehicles are interesting, looking at the Boarder Patrol Firebird was a bonus. The best part of the museum... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The museum offers a glimpse at the what the Border Patrol has to offer in the area. It is ok if you have free time.

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Control of the U.S. border is complicated, and this museum will remind you that real human and K-9 patrols are impacted.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

A small but educational museum full of facts about the Boarder Patrol from beginning to the present. Informative about all the duties and places the boarder patrol operate. Nice and quick adventure. Enjoyed all the vehicles that was Once Upon A Time used as transportation!?.

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