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YDSP Tigua Indian Cultural Center and Museum

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Tiny and neat

Without the dancing Tigua statue you would probably miss it the first time. The museum is small but... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
4everTX
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Seemingly just another boring historical site, but this one has added benefits.

The church there in the Tigua section of El Paso down by Ysleta High School is one of the oldest... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Pancho P
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El Paso, Texas
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Jul 6, 2018
“Tiny and neat”
Apr 1, 2018
“Seemingly just another boring historical site, but this one has added benefits.”
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This site includes the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Museum, the Alderette-Candelaria House, a gift shop selling crafts of the Tigua Indians, Indian social dances and a cafe.
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305 Yaya Ln, El Paso, TX 79907-5641
Website
+1 915-859-7700
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Without the dancing Tigua statue you would probably miss it the first time. The museum is small but the location is nice. Shady and cool, you might sit down on a bench and taste some freshly baked corn bread....

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

The church there in the Tigua section of El Paso down by Ysleta High School is one of the oldest places in the entire United States. If you decide to go down there, be sure to visit the place that is in the same complex...More

Thank Pancho P
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Try to visit on on Saturday. They have young people dancing in traditional regalia and bread baking in outdoor bee hive ovens. There is also a very nice museum and some Native owned shops to visit.

1  Thank ElPasoPride
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Went here recently after a many year hiatus. Always a cool, fascinating and interesting place. The home made bread is out of this world. The staff are great and friendly. Go there and watch a Native American tribal dance. It is spectacular. The people are...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed March 14, 2017

A lovely place to visit along the El Paso Mission Trail. The native dance performance was wonderful, they did several dances and invited the crowd up to dance the final dance with them. Make sure to call and check the times for the performances, as...More

Thank curlytb
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The Tigua people really make you feel welcome. I was only a guest at the seminar, so I can't speak to price but everything from child care to food can be taken care of here. The facility is very nice and new. I took the...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed December 29, 2016

A must stop to try their fantastic Bread that they make and you must schedule a beautiful outing to see their fantastic dancers. It is breath taking to sit their and participate in this experience. You need to stop by when on your way through...More

Thank MJLoveables
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Nice local attraction. Shops, museum and bread ovens where you can see bread being baked. Nice for an afternoon outing.

Thank sabimax
Reviewed September 7, 2015

excellent way to show how people used to live.they have restored the ovens they used to bake in,their statues are a work of art , you go close the cultural center when you take the mission trail. combine them.

Thank obleen g
Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Tigua Indian Cultural Center and Museum is an outstanding place to learn about the history and the culture of the Tiguas. The Indian dancers were marvelous and taking photos and applauding the dancers were encouraged. The staff at the center were very helpful and...More

Thank bruin1971
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