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Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

Permanent exhibits in the museum focus on the natural and cultural history of the Chihuahuan Desert region, the largest desert in North America. A variety of temporary exhibits address themes related to border life and culture, the Americas and the University’s history and current activities.

University Avenue & Wiggins Rd. El Paso, Texas 79968

Place Type

On Campus

Phone

(915) 747-5565

Hours

Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday, on holidays and during UTEP Football home games.

Website

utep.edu

Upcoming Events

Camp Discovery – Fizz, Pop, BOOM

Science can be strange and messy, but that’s what makes it so much fun! Join us for a week of fizzy, slimy and gooey experiments. Expect a visit from A Mad...

6/19 9 AM
Baseball on the Border

Like so many things on the border, baseball in El Paso has its own flavor. Where else do you have mariachi music and a dancing Chihuahua during the 7th...

6/19 10 AM
Russell Lee Photographs Exhibit

The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens presents “Russell Lee Photographs,” an exhibition organized by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American...

6/19 10 AM
Camp Discovery – Fizz, Pop, BOOM

Science can be strange and messy, but that’s what makes it so much fun! Join us for a week of fizzy, slimy and gooey experiments. Expect a visit from A Mad...

6/20 9 AM
Baseball on the Border

Like so many things on the border, baseball in El Paso has its own flavor. Where else do you have mariachi music and a dancing Chihuahua during the 7th...

6/20 10 AM

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