EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY
Educational and Teachers, Culture, Workshops, Group and Boy Scout Programs, Wall, Photographers, Classes, Historical Places, Events, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays & Shops
El Paso History Museum was founded in 1974. It encourages understanding and importance of the border region's rich multicultural and international past known as The North Pass. The museum involves diverse audiences in the discovery of examples of human experience and invites individuals to discover the past and reflect on their role in history. It has an outdoor area measuring over 16,000 feet. The museum tours provide age-appropriate, in-depth overviews of the collections of the museum and bring the past to life for students as they explore history through object-based research. It offers programs for boy and cub scouts. It affords free admission. Wheelchair access is available.
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MAGOFFIN HOME SHS
Receptions, Banquets, Natural Preserve, Courtyard, Guided Tour, Museum, Grounds, Internship Program, Event Spaces, Adult Tour and School Group, Venues, Business Meetings, Historical Places, Landmarks & Weddings Events
'Magoffin Home SHS' presents the tales of a multicultural family who engaged significantly in the growth and colonization and military service of the United States. Designed around 1875 by Joseph Magoffin, this house is a prime example of Territorial style architecture and features a central courtyard and a quiet countryside. You can enjoy visiting the interior of a historic adobe building and learning about the past and heritage of the Southwestern borderlands through the lives and experiences of a prominent El Paso family. It offers Spanish tours Thursday through Saturday. Visitors can also enjoy the peaceful countryside of the house, where they can sit and wait for a trip to start or have a picnic. It affords free admission for five and under. Guided tours are available at any time.
Price: Admission Fees:
Seniors - $6
College Students Adult Tour Groups - $4 Per Person
Family Fee (2 Adults/1 Child or 1 Adult/2 Children) - $14
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NATIONAL BORDER PATROL MUSEUM
Gift Shop, Library, Airplanes, Photographs, Equipment, Artifacts, High-Tech Patrol, Boats, Educational Programs, Memorial, Documents Depicting Historical, Guns, Vehicles & Exhibits Uniforms
National Border Patrol Museum is one of over 15,400 museums in the Museums in El Paso, TX. It is a private museum, not for profit, in which displays cover the past of the U.S. Border Patrol, from the old west, prohibition, and the second world war. The museum exhibits traditionally depicting uniforms, machinery, photos, weapons, cars, aircraft, boats, and documents. Museum provides guided tours Tuesdays through Fridays with advance notice. It has made many photos and historical records available to view online. The classic green seafoam color was developed in the 1950s and remained the vehicle's primary color until a new color scheme was introduced in 1995.