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Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums

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Outstanding museum

Although the 1st Armor Division is just beginning to establish itself at Ft. Bliss. TX they have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jerry E
San Angelo, Texas
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Army 101

Lots of static displays of the army's "toys". This base museum is done very well and will keep... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Phil O
Keller, Texas
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1735 Marshall Rd, El Paso, TX 79906-3831
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although the 1st Armor Division is just beginning to establish itself at Ft. Bliss. TX they have begun a good start on their museum. There are holes, missing pieces and places for improvement, overall the museum is fantastic for what has been done. From the...More

Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of static displays of the army's "toys". This base museum is done very well and will keep your interest for several hours.

Thank Phil O
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice museum and has some really good displays. Missing is any air defense weapons (particularly the Duster and Quad-50) but the AD School moved to Fort Sill and took their displays with them. There is a Duster in the back lot waiting for...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great indoor place to visit especially from the hot desert heat. Kids loved it and a lot of history with military stuffs. Check it out and then cool down to the freedom crossings ice cream shop.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great stop in El Paso. The boys loved being so close to everything and reading about the histories. It's on Fort Bliss.

Thank donnamunozbooks
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Located on Ft Bliss, the museum does a decent job of giving you the history of El Paso and Ft Bliss and how they are so historically intertwined. Secondly it gives the vast history of the 1st Armored Division and it's roll in our nations...More

3  Thank TravelersFromGburg
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good museum for military history buffs. Concentrates on equipment and history of units based at Ft. Bliss over the years.

1  Thank cmbaker19
Reviewed August 2, 2018

I was stationed at Fort Bliss in 1968 to 1969, and in April of 2015 I returned to El Paso and fort Bliss for the first time in 45 years. Since then we have returned a total of 4 times, each time going on Fort...More

1  Thank mikejordan1947
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was a very nice museum with a great layout! Many big tanks and other machinery that the Army used throughout history. Informative story boards that helped bring you back through time.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

TCS on Ft Bliss and when my family visited, I brought them the the museum. It was a pleasant self guided tour. There are many history facts around the building and old vehicles (track and wheeled). There is a children’s corner with crafts, coloring, and...More

1  Thank Tim L
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Jens A
March 22, 2018|
Response from 350robins | Reviewed this property |
You have to check in at the visitor building which is located just before the entry gate. Be prepared to show government issued non expired identification. As for more information, call the welcome center located on Fort... More
January 7, 2017|
Response from Cheezman | Reviewed this property |
I recall that the visitors entrance I used was on Airport Road. It is the Buffalo Soldier Gate. The pass office is at the gate. They will ask for ID. Drivers License or passport. Don't recall proof of insurance, but I... More