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National Border Patrol Museum

4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924
+1 915-759-6060
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Very interesting

This museum is well done. The exhibits are good and provide information on the history and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
Interesting for Some

Housed in a lacklustre building with not much to recommend it. No entry fee. Some interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is well done. The exhibits are good and provide information on the history and the operation of the US Border Patrol. The memorial to those who lost their lives is touching. There is a lot of reading of small signs, but the information...More

Thank TucsonTeeter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housed in a lacklustre building with not much to recommend it. No entry fee. Some interesting items used by people trying to get into the USA. Of course these items are only from the ones they caught. Good collection of machines and cars used by...More

Thank 98jimj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum tells the story of the U.S. Border Patrol, but (sadly) the displays are quite disappointing. I understand that it's maintained by private donations, which is probably why it's pretty shabby. There's even grass growing in the boat that's on display out back. It's...More

Thank BaldEagle1776
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and lots of things to see. I didn't know the border patrol had been in existence for so long and I am very glad to see how they have improved. Keep up the good work boys (and girls and pups)

Thank 2hearttrippers
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The layout of the museum has that yard sale feel, and a perverse sense of border jingoism especially in the gift shop is rather off putting.The Centennial Museum has a far better border exhibit going on right now that gives much better context on border...More

1  Thank Joey G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I stopped here because this was a location of a Virtual Geocache - glad I took the time, it was worth trip. Free admission, there's a donation jar at the front desk. Gives a really nice overview of the Border Patrol and has some nice...More

Thank msemp
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Easy to access site and no fee to enter. The museum includes equipment used by the border patrol, historical information on its evolution, a memorial to agents lost in the line of duty, and much more. It's relatively small and can be covered in 30...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Nice place to spend an hour if you're in El Paso. Relatively small museum. There is no admission fee either. I learned a lot of really interesting facts about the border patrol and gained a new appreciation for the work they do. It was fun...More

Thank Fortyfivefifty
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I wasn't sure what I was expecting when I decided to visit, but I'm glad I did. The exhibits were all very interesting and I enjoyed learning more about the border patrol and their history.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have visited the Border Patrol Museum many times. They are always updating and displaying new items. Just the transporation items are worth seeing It is a pleasant way to spend a afternoon on a hot day in a cool place.

1  Thank westernstar2017
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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.