Old El Paso County Jail Museum, San Elizario

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The Old El Paso County Jail Museum is located in the San Elizario Historic District. The interpretive heritage museum features various exhibits relative to the specific aspect of the Texas State Historic Site. The San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society operates the museum and it is open

daily, Tuesday through Sunday, to the general public and admission is free. The museum is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers that offer additional information to visitors. The Pistoleros de San Elizario Reenactment troupe performs two free shows of the 'Billy the Kid Breakout' every third Sunday of the month, March through November, in front of the Jail.
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  • As I can come anytime, but usually come during my Christmas break..Even if it is small and I have seen it before..when I don't come very often, it seems like it is something new to me every...  more »
  • Great historic spot among other pieces of local,history. Had a local tell us the history of the area which was a great addition to the experience.  more »
  • This Historic Jail Museum was very fascinating to see! So much history to learn about and experience. Loved the artifacts as well!
  • It was fun and educational we went for a ghost hunt @ night. We will go again at DAY.

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