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Current Exhibits

The Ninth Wall of Giants
Economy in Action: Centennial Commemoration of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch

August 31, 2018 to February 28, 2019

The El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas supports El Paso’s financial life and gives the region a voice in national economic decision-making. It is part of the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States. El Paso’s importance as an economic center led to the opening of a Federal Reserve branch here in 1918. Today, the El Paso Branch works with banks, businesses and communities in our border region to build a strong economy and a stable financial system. Come visit us to learn more about the Federal Reserve Bank and its impact on our community. 


On Location: Making Movies in the Borderland
July 20 to October 28, 2018

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Nickels, Dimes, and Masterpieces: The Kress Store Legacy 

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What We Brought


The El Paso Museum of History tells the story of our region, but many of the artifacts in its collection did not originate from this area. Instead, these items reflect the background of the individuals who choose to move to El Paso.

What We Brought is an artifact rich, hands-on exhibit that explores the process of how people select items to bring with them when they move. It asks the visitor to reflect on:

* How people and goods were transported to our region
* What was essential for the trip
* What was useful or nice to have
* What had to be brought for sentimental reasons
* What was of interest to folks who just passed through El Paso

The exhibit includes a street map puzzle, trunk, and saddlebags ready to pack. Come on in and share with us the story of how you came to be in El Paso!



Neighborhoods and Shared Memories

Neighborhood and shared memories

Neighborhoods and Shared Memories is composed of cherished photographs, personal mementos and keepsakes from past and present residents of Chihuahuita and El Segundo Barrio. The exhibit is scheduled to feature a new set of neighborhoods every few years. It seeks to preserve, interpret, and increase an appreciation for neighborhood-based history.

To view more information on this exhibit please visit; History Embedded in Neighborhoods



The Changing Pass

The Changing Pass

A traditional, chronological journey through major events and influences that have shaped El Paso into the city we experience today. The cannon (foreground) is from the Mexican Revolution period, around 1910. The ox-cart was used to haul goods along the Camino Real (King's Road) reaching from Santa Fe, NM to Mexico City.



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