• Northeast & Central
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  • 5 - Chamizal National Memorial
  • 800 S. San Marcial Street
    El Paso, TX 79905
    (915) 532-7273
  • http://www.nps.gov/cham/
  • A unit of the National Park Service, the Chamizal National Memorial commemorates the 1963 Chamizal treaty that ended a century-old boundary dispute between the United States and Mexico caused by a change in the course of the Rio Grande. The memorial includes a museum, theatre and art galleries, and hosts many festivals and special events throughout the year. Park grounds open daily from 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Visitor Center hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ; closed on Sunday and Monday
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  • 6 - El Paso Medical Heritage Collections
  • 1301 Montana Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79902
    (915) 533-0940
  • http://www.elpasocvb.com/
  • The Medical Heritage Collection, housed in the historic Turner House, contains antique medical equipment, artifacts, books and records. Period rooms, including a pharmacy, an operating room and a physician’s office, are portrayed just as they were at the turn of the 20th century. Admission is free. Please call for tours, which are by appointment only, November through April.
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  • 7 - El Paso Museum of Archaeology
  • 4301 Transmountain Road
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915) 755-4332
  • http://www.elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/
  • The El Paso Museum of Archaeology tells the story of the first inhabitants of the El Paso area, the greater Southwest, and northern Mexico. Dioramas and exhibits reveal American Indian lives from the Paleoindian hunters of the Ice Age to their modern Indian descendants. The museum grounds include a nature trail with native plants and outdoor exhibits. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday noon - 5 p.m.
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  • 8 - Fort Bliss Museums
  • Building 1735, Marshall Road
    Fort Bliss, TX 79916
    (915) 568-5412
  • http://www.elpasocvb.com/
  • Exhibits include artifacts, vehicles, weapons, and information about the histories of the U.S. Army at El Paso and the Air Defense Artillery branch. Nearby is Old Fort Bliss, a reproduction of the first post of that name. Entrance to Fort Bliss requires a valid driver’s license, current vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed on Sunday and Federal holidays.
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  • 9 - International Museum of Art
  • 1211 Montana Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79902
    (915) 543-6747
  • http://www.elpasocvb.com/
  • The International Museum of Art, located in the historic Turney home, has permanent exhibits of western and regional art, including many local artists, and a collection of African art and artifacts. The Museum also features a Mexican Revolution collection which includes a replica of Pancho Villa’s death mask, and a replica of a Mexican Casita at the time of the Mexican Revolution. Temporary galleries house changing art exhibits. Open Thursday-Sunday 1- 5 p.m.
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  • 10 - Magoffin Home State Historic Site
  • 1120 Magoffin Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79901
    (915) 533-5147
  • http://www.thc.state.tx.us/
  • Built in 1875 for pioneer, politician, and civic leader Joseph Magoffin, the nineteen-room adobe home containing original family furnishings is El Paso’s only historic house museum. Tours are offered daily and by appointment. Admission charge for visitors over 12. Open Tuesday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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  • 11 - McCall Neighborhood Center
  • 3231 E. Wyoming Avenue
    El Paso, TX 79903
    (915) 566-2407
  • http://www.elpasocvb.com/
  • The McCall Center, located in the historic home of Marshall and Olalee McCall, contains a museum and gift shop, a photographic collection, and archives on local and national Black History. The Center offers many sponsored programs, and serves as the meeting and gathering place for El Paso’s African-American community. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; weekends by appointment or for special activities.
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  • 12 - National Border Patrol Museum & Memorial Library
  • 4315 Transmountain Road
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915) 759-6060
  • http://www.borderpatrolmuseum.com/
  • The National Border Patrol Museum is the only one of its kind in the United States. It is a private, not for profit, museum where exhibits cover the history of the United States Border Patrol, from the old West, Prohibition, and WWII, right up to current operations, through displays of weapons, paintings, documents, equipment, photos, artifacts, and ”hands-on” vehicles such as the Jeep, Helicopter, Scarab boat, snowmobile and ATV. Guided tours may be booked in advance. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday, and major holidays.
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  • 13 - U.S. Army Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer
  • Building 11331
    Staff Sergeant Simms Street
    Biggs Army Airfield
    Fort Bliss, TX 79918
    (915) 568-8646
  • The museum features exhibits on the changing role of the Noncommissioned Officer in the U.S. Army from 1775 to the present, through displays of equipment and uniforms used by staff sergeants and other NCOs. Entrance to Fort Bliss requires a valid driver’s license, current vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; closed Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays.