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El Paso Museum of Art

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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They've done a nice job with the museum. The highlight is the Kress Collection. It's a Renaissance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, Texas
Fantastic and FRRE art museum

This museum exceeded all expectations for a free art museum. The permanent collection was nice, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Established in 1947, this museum houses permanent exhibits with more than 5,000 pieces of art, including works by European artists Bellotto, Canaletto and Artemisia Gentileschi, as well an extensive collection of contemporary works by artists from...more
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1 Arts Festival Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901-1135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They've done a nice job with the museum. The highlight is the Kress Collection. It's a Renaissance art is beautiful. These pieces are amazing, our city museum is lucky to have them in their collection. The gift shop is nice but wish it was a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum exceeded all expectations for a free art museum. The permanent collection was nice, but I LOVED the Transborder exhibit in collaboration with their sister museum in Ciudad Juarez. It was very interesting. Absolutely worth a visit, especially when it's too hot out to...More

Thank knoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super awesome museum. Nice selection of exhibitions. Staff is extremely friendly. Quiet atmosphere to take in the art without distraction. Very good vibe in this museum. Highly recommend.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our time here. Interesting art pieces. The first floor was closed as the museum was wrapping up the previous exhibit. Nice way to spend an hour or so.

Thank C W
Reviewed June 5, 2018

My wife and I recently visited this wonderful museum and experienced the eclectic and diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and photographs. Local artists were featured as well as European masters. We took our time discovering each space to appreciate the creativity and talents of each...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Pleasantly surprised at their collection of painting and photos. Very clean. Well organized, open spaces, allowing viewers to view works in a proper context.

Thank Room111Glam
Reviewed April 22, 2018

It's free. Good collection of Chicano and Western art. Lots of room to roam around. Art classes going on when we were there and they didn't seem to mind that we wandered in and asked what was up.

Thank lessard
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We brought our grandsons (ages 8&10) to El Paso for spring break. I enjoyed the museum and was pleasantly surprised at how much the boys did. We spent about (2) hours here and will definitely stop again during our next visit.

Thank mchafterdark
Reviewed March 3, 2018

OK. So it would be easy to ask (as a few eastern friends have done), what is there in El Paso, anyway? It would be a mistake to discount the El Paso Museum of Art as a backwater of culture. This gem offers a glimpse...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

The Art Museum as well as the History Museum are in downtown El Paso. If you're downtown, you should check both out. They're both free!!! Don't expect Art Museums like you see in Cleveland, Chicago, New York, etc, but I found it well worth my...More

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Lisa L
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Erin R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, the El Paso Museum of Art is free to the public although they occasionally have exhibitions that have a small fee. The museum is open Tuesday - Sunday and on Thursday they have extended hours to 9pm.