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Presenting and preserving the border region’s intercultural and multinational history

The El Paso Museum of History is home to the only interactive digital wall of its kind in the United States and one of four in the world!

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Call For Photography

Back by popular demand, the El Paso Museum of History will be hosting their second edition of "Pasos Urbanos"! This juried exhibition will focus on the light and shades of dusk and dawn on the border. We encourage captured moments of urban life in the Southwest desert setting.

The "Pasos Urbanos: A Photographic Narrative of Borderlands Sunrise and Sunset" photography call is open to artists who live within a 150-mile radius of Downtown El Paso, Texas. This includes residents of our sister city Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Deadline to submit: Friday, July 8, 2022 cut off at 11:59pm

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Explore more than 1,000 years of our regional history in the heart of El Paso’s Downtown Arts District.

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From Our Collection

The Museum’s collection of more than 10,000 artifacts, documents, images, and personal stories chronicles the growth of El Paso- one of largest border metroplexes in the world.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlights

Ysleta Mission Door

Collection Highlights

Giron Chest

Collection Highlights

Zork Wedding Dress

Collection Highlights

Pancho Villa Movie Poster

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