El Paso Community

Points of Interest

El Paso Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1 Civic Center Plaza
Border Patrol Museum, 4315 Transmountain Road (Loop 375), 915-759-6060, Tuesday—Saturday 9–5, closed Sunday, Monday & major holidays.
Chamizal National Memorial, Paisano and San Marcial Streets, daily 8–5
Concordia Cemetery, Exit I-10 at Copia, historic cemetery and landmark, includes grave of gun fighter John Wesley Hardin
El Paso Centennial Museum, University of Texas at El Paso, University Avenue and Wiggins Road, Tuesday—Friday 10–3; Sunday 1:30–5:30
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, 310 N. Mesa, Suite 906,
El Paso, TX 79901, 915-351-0048. Open Sunday—Thursday 1–4
El Paso Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Avenue, Tuesday—Saturday 10–5; Sunday 1–5
El Paso Museum of History, I-10 at Loop 375 (Avenue of the Americas), Tuesday—Sunday 9–4:45
Air Defense Artillery Museum, Fort Bliss, Building 5000, Pleasanton Road near Robert E. Lee Road, daily 9–4:30. Closed Christmas, New Year's Easter and Thanksgiving.
Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer, Biggs Army Airfield, Building 11331, Barksdale & 5th Streets, Monday—Friday 9–4; Saturday, Sunday 12–4.
Franklin Mountain State Park, Woodrow Bean and Transmountain Road, 915-566-6441
Hueco Tanks State Park, off US Highway 62/180, 26 miles east of El Paso. Admission.
Magoffin Home State Historic Structure, 1120 Magoffin, 9–4 daily. Admission.

Old Missions

Nuestra Senora del Carmen, 100 block of Old Pueblo Road (Zaragosa exit from I-10 east)
Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion del Socorro, present village of Socorro adjacent to southeast El Paso, FM 258 South.
San Elizario Presidio Chapel, FM 258 South
Tigua Indian Reservation: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, 915-859-7913; 305 Yaya Lane (off Socorro Rd.). Open Tuesday—Friday 9–4; Saturday, Sunday 9–5.

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