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National Border Patrol Museum

4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924-3753
+1 915-759-6060
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As Mexican-Americans we like how this museum showcases a little of our heritage and depicts the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Xamira G
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El Paso, Texas
hidden gem

This is a great piece of history, lots of forgotten treasures at this museum. Time to bring the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Sabina R
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4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924-3753
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+1 915-759-6060
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"who lost their lives"
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"men and women"
in 7 reviews
"nice memorial"
in 3 reviews
"small building"
in 4 reviews
"job of explaining"
in 2 reviews
"illegal immigrants"
in 2 reviews
"absolutely everything"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 9 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 6 reviews
"law enforcement"
in 4 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 3 reviews
"accept donations"
in 3 reviews
"learning experience"
in 2 reviews
"takes about an hour"
in 2 reviews
"el paso area"
in 7 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"nice exhibits"
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

As Mexican-Americans we like how this museum showcases a little of our heritage and depicts the relations between Texas and Mexico. Fun to see how the border has evolved over the years and the "funny" game between the Border Patrol and immigrants back in the...More

1  Thank Xamira G
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great piece of history, lots of forgotten treasures at this museum. Time to bring the family out for a fun and educational afternoon

Thank Sabina R
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Had no idea what to expect when we pulled up to this small building but inside was a great deal of history and memorabilia. Also interesting to learn about how many CBP officers have died in the line of duty. I'd recommend it as a...More

1  Thank NJB796
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

There are some interesting exhibits here and the staff were friendly. I think one visit was good enough for our family.

1  Thank toad94
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Traveling thru route 375 , saw and stop at the National Border Patrol Museum ,History of border patrol, very informative

2  Thank Jorge F
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

You can't beat a free museum! I went with very low expectations and was surprised at how interesting I found this place to be. It's got a little bit of a homemade vibe to so some of the exhibits but it's not the Smithsonian and...More

1  Thank Kate G
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The museum covers the entire history of the Border Patrol starting in 1904. There are a lot of aircraft, cars, uniforms, photos, weapons and equipment used by the Border Patrol. Very interesting to see the development over the 100 plus year history of the Border...More

1  Thank Levon M
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We spent 1 hour at the Border Patrol Museum. However, if you like to read absolutely everything, allow at least 30 minutes more. We did read a lot. We found this museum to be very interesting and learned a lot about the history of the...More

1  Thank TNKaz
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

if you are in El Paso, you should really take the time to go see the CBP Museum. It is full of history and very informative.

1  Thank MVInternatinal
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Lots of interesting things to see at this museum. From early Border Patrol equipment to modern vehicles, uniforms etc. Kids may seat at old helicopter and jeeps.

1  Thank _octaugust_2000
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Kalia369
25 September 2016|
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Response from Carolyn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was free if I remember correctly. No idea about the hours.
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