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Chamizal National Memorial

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Short History Lesson

I knew nothing about the history of the area or the border issues. So this memorial was worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ohiowanderer
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Columbus OH
Another shut down attraction

We drove on purpose to this close to border area to visit this memorial. During our 18 days... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew nothing about the history of the area or the border issues. So this memorial was worth a visit to learn a little piece of American history. You can watch the video and see the exhibit in less than an hour. Then take a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove on purpose to this close to border area to visit this memorial. During our 18 days southwest tour we had several disappointments such places being closed due to government financial blockade . Unfortunately, this was another one. We saw only the outside colorful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

During a recent road trip, I spent a night in El Paso on my way to Carlsbad Caverns. As I was exploring the city, I made a quick stop at Chamizal National Memorial since it was a highly rated attraction in the city. If you're...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Inquisitive_Wayfarer
Reviewed September 30, 2018

A very interesting site within sight of the U.S./Mexico border that explains a thorny issue (if the border is defined by the river, and the river moves, where exactly is the border?) and commemorates its diplomatic solution a century in the making, our family had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mr_and_Mrs_Cuddles
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Took my kiddos (3&10) to explore and the rangers were fantastic. Really knew how to talk to kids and explain or their level. You can get a stamp for your National park passport book and your kiddos can becae jr rangers.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ecmomma714
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I would say this place is worth a quick stop, but don't expect to stay long. It is a nice park and mural commemorating the cultures of the bortder area and the end of territorial disputes between the US and Mexico.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank knoe
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Chamizal National Memorial on a Sunday. The Park was small, but clean and well kept. The outside bathrooms were clean. However we were disappointed that the visitors center was closed.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rrsvargas
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We were tipped off about Chamizal National Monument by the park ranger at Fort Davis National Historic Site. We spent the morning visiting the museum and strolling the grounds before our afternoon flight home. A beautiful memorial to the peaceful & diplomatic border resolution between...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank RamblingRose969
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Interesting history between the US and Mexico and the border disputes. Was very happy we took the trip to see this memorial.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank gulfcoastfriend
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The mural is a lot of fun but inside there's not that much history (or much else) inside the building.

Date of experience: May 2018
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