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El Paso Museum of History

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Address: 510 N. Santa Fe Street, El Paso, TX
Phone Number: (915) 351-3588
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Established in 1974, this museum contains life-size exhibits depicting El...

Established in 1974, this museum contains life-size exhibits depicting El Paso's history.

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Sunday stroll

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
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Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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 and think what the artist was portraying.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

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

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El Paso, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a nice museum to visit. It is not large, is clean and well displayed. I would combine it with at least one other site visit, as it doesn't take long to view it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This museum is free and located near the Convention Center, the main library and the Chihuahuas (Minor League) baseball stadium. Like the nearby Museum of Art, it manages to take the local environment and local experiences and give them wider meanings that will engage people from all over the world. The emphasis is on a careful selection of well-explained exhibits... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

If you have some time to spare in downtown El Paso checkout the history museum. It usually has some nice exhibits that are relevant to the area. It is still a work in progress but worth a visit. Best of all, adjacent to the entrance is the Digital wall. It is an amazing interactive computer screen---think 5 giant iPads--- that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Very unique and informative. An El Paso must see location. Don't come to El Paso without placing The El Paso Museum of History on your list of visits.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This is not a huge museum, but it is very nice, and visitors will experience a number of well designed exhibits. Right now you can see some fancy boots from a number of famous makers from this area. Outside the museum is a fabulous interactive screen to learn from and to add to.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I went to the history museum today and it was amazing :) Before you go in the museum there is a digital wall. The second one in this world !! You can click on something you find interesting and it gives you pictures and information. You can also take a picture with it, it is very cool. It is a... More 

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Freehold, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the boots exhibit, and found it interesting learning about how boots are made, as well as the local history and artifacts, and learning about Fort Bliss and its history. Overall, a good choice for a couple of hours.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I was in El Paso this week for meetings and made a stop at the El Paso Museum of History. This museum has an excellent variety of EL Paso artifacts including many examples of the unique people and products from the El Paso region. Be sure and spend enough time to visit the second floor that includes many unique examples... More 

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