The Museum has made several historical documents & photographs available to view online, this includes The Border Patrol’s history, historical interviews, photos, and the history of the museum.


Visit our Gift Shop available online with hundreds of exclusive USBP products not found anywhere else. All proceeds go towards supporting the maintenance of the Museum and helps keep our doors open to the public 100% free of charge.

Become A Member

Join The National Border Patrol Museum sustaining membership to support the museum and help keep our doors open to the public 100% free of charge. We receive no federal funds and are a registered not for profit, 501(c)(3), tax exempt corporation. We are funded by donations only.

Welcome to The National Border Patrol Museum


One of our Nation’s best kept secrets is the National Border Patrol Museum & Gift shop, located in El Paso, Texas. Here you can 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.

The Museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9am to 5pm. NO ADMISSION FEE, but we cheerfully accept donations. RV’s and buses are welcome.


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The 30 Years of National Border Patrol Museum

Welcome to El Paso, Texas- the home of The Border Patrol Museum. On 1978, the idea of setting up a museum was conceived by the Fraternal Order of Retired Border Patrol Agents at a meeting in Denver, Colorado. It was not until 1985 that the Border Patrol Museum opened its doors to the public in […]