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in El Paso, TX (showing 1 - 9 out of 9)

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

715 N Oregon St
El Paso, TX 79902   Directions

(915) 351-0048


With heavy hearts of all people from around the world, you are both challenged and inspired to visit the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, located in Downtown El Paso, a memorial to the millions of people brutally murdered by the Nazi Regime from 1933 to 1945. Here visitors will learn from the past in order to combat prejudice and intolerance through education, outreach and cultural activities.

Learn about the Holocaust through its permanent exhibit featuring multi-media galleries including the moving Gallery of El Paso Holocaust Survivors. All of the materials are presented in both English and Spanish while the Museum offers year-round programming to supplement its lessons. While there is no charge for admission, donations by visitors are always welcome. Shalom!


 

El Paso Museum of Archaeology

El Paso Museum of Archaeology

4301 Woodrow Bean Transmountain Rd
El Paso, TX 79924   Directions

(915) 755-4332


With remarkably avid interest, step into 14,000 years of prehistory in the El Paso area, the greater Southwest, and northern Mexico at The El Paso Museum of Archaeology where you will see dioramas and exhibits of American Indian lives and their material culture, from the Paleoindian hunters of the Ice Age to their modern descendants.

Museum exhibits are periodically changed to reflect the scope of the collections and the interests of the community and are displayed in the auditorium and the North Gallery which also houses explore-able drawers of artifacts from across the US. Walk nature trails on their 15 acres with more than 250 varieties of Chihuahuan Desert native plants, outdoor exhibits and an Indian Garden. Free tours available.


 

El Paso Museum of Art

El Paso Museum of Art

One Arts Festival Plz
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions

(915) 212-0300


Let your mind and heart explore the El Paso Museum of Art which was born from a need to house a significant donation of European Baroque and Renaissance works to the City encompassing major works by Botticelli, Canaletto, Van Dyck, Zurbarán, and Artemesia Gentilleschi, among other Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance masters.

You will be astounded with EPMA's 7000+ works and their effort to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit works of art that support and illuminate the Museum’s permanent collection of American, European, and Mexican Art, celebrating the region’s diverse cultures through exhibitions, acquisitions, and educational programs providing a stimulating and inspiring environment for all audiences.  


 

El Paso Museum of History

El Paso Museum of History

510 N Santa Fe St
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions

(915) 351-3588


Tread seriously and honestly through our multi-faceted and fascinating past at The El Paso Museum of History which exists for the educational benefit of all members of the community.  There you will discover a stellar museum promoting understanding and significance of the rich, multicultural and multinational history of the border region known as, The Pass of the North.

Through exhibits and programs, the museum involves diverse audiences in exploring varieties of human experience and encourages individuals to explore the past and reflect on their own place in history and will introduce you to DIGIE, the famous Digital Wall. Shown on touch sensitive TV screens, it is a vast collection of images and videos exploring El Paso’s past and present. Welcome all!


 

Fort Bliss Museum and Study Center

Fort Bliss Museum and Study Center

1735 Marshall Rd
Fort Bliss, TX 79906   Directions

(915) 568-5412


Take a fascinating walk through the long and glorious history of Fort Bliss which can trace its history back to the Mexican-American War when it was first garrisoned in 1846. In 1916, it was the headquarters of the Punitive Expedition to capture the Pancho Villa. Today, Fort Bliss is one of the largest army installations in the country, at approximately 1,700 total square miles in size – bigger than the state of Rhode Island and has a prototype V2 Rocket on display.

Fort Bliss is an active military base and access is limited. Call the First Armored Division and Fort Bliss Museum for detailed visitation instructions. Visitors typically gain access same day.


 

Hal Marcus Gallery

Hal Marcus Gallery

1308 N Oregon St
El Paso, TX 79902   Directions

(915) 533-9090


Your visit to the El Paso area will be complete with a pleasant and leisurely stop at the Hal Marcus Gallery where you will experience a vibrant, imaginative and thought provoking exhibition that showcases works of native El Paso painter Hal Marcus and several other impressive local talent that simply impress, inspire and encourage.

There at this quaint art gallery located between UTEP and Downtown, visitors have a close-up and personal view of works demonstrating the artist’s skill in working with a diverse range of mediums – from oil, acrylic and mixed media, to pen and ink, etching and sculpture.  The exhibition includes a 9-minute looping video providing even deeper insights into art and the distinctive approach of Hal Marcus.


 

Insights | El Paso Science Center

Insights | El Paso Science Center

521 Tays St
El Paso, TX 79901   Directions

(915) 534-0000


Broaden both your imagination and cognitive skills with a visit to Insights El Paso Science Center offering interactive science education experiences to the Border Region. Here you will join nearly 8000 annual visitors, 1700 student field trips, access to their collaboration with UTEP and El Paso Community College at their dinosaur-themed pop-up museum exhibit and brand new exhibits every year.

You will be inspired with the mission of Insights which creatively and with profound innovation promotes STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) education through exploratory, interactive learning experiences. You will discover as thousands have that Insights is a vital resource for the community by inspiring curiosity and promoting collaborative and cross disciplinary thinking.


 

International Museum of Art

International Museum of Art

1211 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79902   Directions

(915) 543-6747


There is definitely a top spot on your to-do list while in El Paso for a visit to the International Museum of Art located in the heart of the city's historic Rio Grande District and spotting a Victorian style mansion designed and finished in the early 1900s. The classic yet humble beginnings of the Museum date back to 1925 with the first display cases for collection of books, pottery, tapestries, and unique items. 

As time progressed so did the nature of the International Museum evolving into a center for women’s contributions to the war effort and more eclectic displays including mineral samples, clothing and pottery until it became home of the priceless Kress Collection of Fine Art. Today, the International Association for the Visual Arts operates the International Museum which houses collections from all over the world. 

National Border Patrol Museum

National Border Patrol Museum

4315 Woodrow Bean Transmountain Rd
El Paso, TX 79924   Directions

(915) 759-6060


Discover one of our Nation’s best kept secrets at the National Border Patrol Museum & Gift Shop where you take an exciting journey through the history of the U.S. Border Patrol from the beginning in the Old West, through Prohibition, World War II, into the high-tech Patrol of today including exhibits featuring uniforms, vehicles and weaponry.    

Your time there will validate your decision to visit, inspire endless conversations resulting in a sense of pride and understanding. Stop by their illustrious Gift Shop also available online with hundreds of exclusive US Border Patrol products not found anywhere else. All proceeds go towards supporting the maintenance of the Museum that helps keep their doors open to the public 100% free of charge.  


 

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