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National Border Patrol Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A Whole lot more than I expected.

A terrific number of displays, vehicles, surveillance equipment and info regarding work the Border... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, Texas
History Will Surprise You

Not sure how many of us realize how long the Border Patrol has been around. Lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Phil O
Keller, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A terrific number of displays, vehicles, surveillance equipment and info regarding work the Border Patrol does. We tend to focus only on border crossings but they use multiple layers of protection and techniques to stop illegals, drug smugglers, terrorists and other nefarious types getting into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Not sure how many of us realize how long the Border Patrol has been around. Lots of interesting displays of old equipment and trinkets.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Phil O
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great museum and very interesting to walk through, especially since my youngest daughter works for the Border Patrol in Washington DC.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This museum is way more interesting than I thought it would be. We learned so much. For one, it's the only Border museum in the US. Admission is free but they take donations. I highly recommend it, lots of history. May be a bit hard...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cubie2017
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I took some international law enforcement visitors here and they really liked the museum. I was pleasantly surprised myself too!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David F
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I recently spent a night in El Paso on my way to Carlsbad Caverns and had a little time to explore some area attractions. I saw that this museum was highly rated, so I decided to stop in and see what I could learn about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joan W
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Response from Carolyn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was free if I remember correctly. No idea about the hours.