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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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2022 IMLS Finalist 

We are excited to announce that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has selected the El Paso Museum of History as one of fifteen museum finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service! The Museum was nominated by Congresswoman Veronica Escobar in 2021, and is one of two institutions in Texas to be selected as a finalist for this award

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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

Part of the El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Family.