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Very nice old mission on the Mission trail. Oldest and best maintained of the 3 missions. Very nice... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
El Paso, Texas
Nice little mission but the ones near San Antonio nicer

Nice little mission. We had seen bigger ones near San Antonio so were a little disappointed. The... read more

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“Nice little mission but the ones near San Antonio nicer”
Jun 18, 2018
“We were unable to visit; need to work on their parking”
This attraction features the culture and history of the Tigua Indians and is located in the historic Alderette-Candelaria House.
El Paso, TX
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice little mission. We had seen bigger ones near San Antonio so were a little disappointed. The statues were covered with cloth – I guess because of the dust storms. it is free.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Houston_Eriol
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We were unable to find parking for the mission. We saw what we assume is the mission's parking lot, but it had a placard stating "parking lot closed." We tried to park in an adjacent lot, but it was reserved exclusively for the tribal offices...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

My husband and I went to see the Ysleta Mission because it is recognized as the oldest continuously operated parish in the State of Texas. It is one of three historical missions on the mission trail in El Paso. The exterior of the mission is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Very nice old mission on the Mission trail. Oldest and best maintained of the 3 missions. Very nice interior.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sabimax
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This mission is beautiful full of history always open. Absolutely a must see when in El Paso Tx. You walk in and feel the past as if you traveled through time.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MJLoveables
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

A neat little cultural centre for a band which has been here since 1680. They have their youth perform traditional dances every weekend. Be sure to schedule an hour before or after the dances to see all of it.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KyReserve
Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

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...More

Thank KatieR889
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...More

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank Juanito_Hayburg
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...More

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank Jesse H
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...More

2  Thank Army_Dude
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March 3, 2017|
Response from KyReserve | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lots of hotels in El Paso.