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National Border Patrol Museum

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Enjoyed vehicles, weapons and history. Also the room honoring officers who died in service. Kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Want some insight into what our border patrol does for this country, then a stop at the museum will... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
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4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924-3753
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed vehicles, weapons and history. Also the room honoring officers who died in service. Kids enjoyed climbing on Jeep etc

Thank EJoe
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Want some insight into what our border patrol does for this country, then a stop at the museum will give you answers to those questions. There are displays of tools,guns and boats used in their job; a car, jeep and helicopter all displayed there. They...More

Thank mikejordan1947
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We visited this museum on a very hot day in October and were glad to get inside and out of the heat. There is a decent sized parking lot and we had no problem parking our RV. Once inside we were astounded by the number...More

Thank HerChubbyHubby
Reviewed July 26, 2018

This 10,000 sq. ft. private museum (no federal funds used), sits on two acres in the Franklin Mountains and is the only museum in the US that tells the story of the activities of the Border Patrol along the 1945 mile border with Mexico and...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Lots of memorabilia supporting the heritage of the border patrol organization. Allow 1.5 - 2 hours to see all the exhibits and bring a camera. I was mesmerized at how many historical items are presented for viewing. The gift shop contains many unique items, some...More

Thank Cris S
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Located alongside Transmountain Road is this small gem of US border life history. Just one big room but all relevant facts and figures are shown. Even if climbing on the displays is prohibited (which is okay), this is a place for the whole family. I've...More

Thank 4everTX
Reviewed July 4, 2018

In El Paso to visit family we were looking for interesting things to do/see. The museum items are displayed for a self tour. The items trace the history of the border patrol both at the Mexican and Canadian borders. We learned a lot about the...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed May 2, 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

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Reviewed April 29, 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 SabinaR231
Reviewed April 22, 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

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Response from Carolyn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was free if I remember correctly. No idea about the hours.