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National Border Patrol Museum

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Address: 4315 Transmountain Dr, El Paso, TX 79924
Phone Number: 915/759-6060
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A great gem in El Paso. My brother took us here when we came to visit and it was outstanding. The artifacts and information in the museum are outstanding. Totally worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
James C
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great gem in El Paso. My brother took us here when we came to visit and it was outstanding. The artifacts and information in the museum are outstanding. Totally worth it.

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Greensborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful place to learn more about the Border Patrol and the problems they face also the methods people go to to get over the borders

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Cedar Park, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by while in El Paso. It's a little museum but we learned a lot about the border. Didn't realize how creative smugglers can be! Visit if your in town.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be careful you can easily pass it! Coming from the east it's right at the beginning of Transmountain Dr ( on the right hand side ). The museum is filled with a lot of information, about how it started till the present! It may be a bit small, but full of interesting stories and the people that work there are... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no charge for admittance for this museum, although donations are accepted. All merchandise goes to the museum. The museum has a abundant of history on all aspects of the Border Patrol. Great exhibits!

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Thank deborahdettman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and free! I stayed over an hour reading all the information and history. I learned a great deal.

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Thank Carolyn S
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This Museum has a lot packed in it's small building. Very informative about the Border Patrol. It has a section on each of it's aspects. The tour guides are very good. It was worth the time we spent there.

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Thank SaraD81956
New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

A short trip to a small museum with a lot of interesting history on border patrol. Free with request for donation.

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Whitehorse, Yukon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This museum is easy to locate and well worth a visit. The Border Patrol contributed to support for the Bataan Memorial March at WhiteSands so we decided to learn more about them. This smaller museum has very well laid out displays that covers the history and accomplishments of the Border Patrol. It is by donation and there is a nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Arguments about the U.S.-Mexico border are in vogue these days, usually generating a lot of heat and not much light. This small museum, located in the northern suburbs of El Paso provides a perspective that may not be familiar to many in the USA and beyond. It is a story about policing that shows the various ways in which the... More 

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