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El Paso Museum of History, El Paso

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The El Paso Museum of History is a museum located in downtown El Paso, Texas which presents information about past 400 years of history in the United States/Mexico border region. The museum has over 16,000 feet of exhibition space. Galleries in the museum feature traveling exhibitions as well as several permanent exhibitions. The museum also presents special programs and has a permanent digital touchscreen wall and a traveling wall. The museum is run by the City of El Paso.
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  • We only had a couple of hours, and this was a perfect place to spend it. First surprise was that the museum is free. The “digital wall” outside absorbed us for quite some time, and inside exhibits...  more »
  • Exhibits include the early days of El Paso, the Mexican revolution, changing life, and arrival of the railroads. There was a traveling exhibit “Gifts and Prayers - The Romanov’s” which had pieces...  more »
  • The museum is great for all ages. There's tons of interesting information for adults and all throughout, there are areas where kids can interact so they don't get bored. The maps outside are cool because you can send a postcard with your pictures in it
  • A great free museum! It would be awesome for kids. The digital history wall outside in interactive you could take an hour of your time. But don't worry, there is plenty to see inside. There are lots of cool artifacts that people brought to El paso. The exhibit down stairs changes yearly and is based on an organization selected for their impact on the financial well being of El Paso. Enjoy

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