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National Border Patrol Museum

4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924
+1 915-759-6060
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Unexpectedly Fun

We went to this museum on a whim and had a great time. There are vehicles for kids to sit on, and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
San Jose, California

This museum is pretty great. So interesting to see all the vehicles they use, what is used to make... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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4315 Woodrow Bean, El Paso, TX 79924
+1 915-759-6060
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went to this museum on a whim and had a great time. There are vehicles for kids to sit on, and lots of information and history about the border patrol. I didn't think it would be too enjoyable but there was lots to see...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is pretty great. So interesting to see all the vehicles they use, what is used to make their way here, and just the pure creativity of it all. A must see. Loved the K-9 section as well.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It takes about an hour to go through, but it is very informative and interesting. The BP vehicles and equipment on display are very engaging and show the evolution of the agency from the beginning to now. It kept a little boy very interested because...More

1  Thank ArmyFmly
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The visit is free. It's a small and privately-funded museum along the freeway in the mountains. The exhibition is quite good and you can see different vehicles for border patrol. Both northern and southern border. It also has a Chinese name book that's used by...More

1  Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

awesome museum, full of an incredible amount of memorabilia. staff was pleasant. apple maps is not correct; the museum is on the right at the base of the mountain, not 3 miles up like the directions will tell you.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a very informative museum. Several vehicles, a helicopter that you can actually sit in, and some dioramas that demonstrate what border patrol agents have to do. Small section dedicated to the memory of K9 agents. Lots of photos and information.

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great Museum! You'll learn a thing or two...or three..or...admission is free. You could take some great photos to share your experience and tell others to brush up on their history about our Border Patrol friends.

Thank lizabell07
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I understand this is the only Border Patrol Museum in the country. Too bad as I think the American public needs to see this and understand that the Border Patrol is fighting a war against International crime organizations to keep this country safe. These dedicated...More

Thank OKhokie
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this Museum after we passed it on the way to town. There is NO ADMISSION FEE for this very well done museum. The displays were very easy to follow and gave a history of the Border Patrol. The vehicles, weapons seized really...More

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stopped here a year ago and I forgot to review this. What a nice museum this was. I took some great pictures of the prisoners in the helicopter (you can climb up into it and pose lol) I really found this interesting. Next time...More

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24 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.