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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

https://www.utep.edu/centennial-museum/

Upcoming Events

Exhibit: “Rations, Rights and Rivets: Experiencing World War II in El Paso”

Centennial Museum (Corner of Wiggins Road and University Ave.). Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception: Sept. 15, 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by...

12/13 10 AM
Where the World Met the Border: El Paso's First Ward

“Where the World Met the Border” tells the stories of a place, El Paso's 1st Ward. This is the story of El Paso’s first neighborhood: a fronterizo commercial...

12/13 10 AM
Exhibit: “Rations, Rights and Rivets: Experiencing World War II in El Paso”

Centennial Museum (Corner of Wiggins Road and University Ave.). Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception: Sept. 15, 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by...

12/14 10 AM
Where the World Met the Border: El Paso's First Ward

“Where the World Met the Border” tells the stories of a place, El Paso's 1st Ward. This is the story of El Paso’s first neighborhood: a fronterizo commercial...

12/14 10 AM
Exhibit: “Rations, Rights and Rivets: Experiencing World War II in El Paso”

Centennial Museum (Corner of Wiggins Road and University Ave.). Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception: Sept. 15, 2:00 p.m. Sponsored by...

12/15 10 AM

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Carey-Whalen, Daniel J

Carey-Whalen, Daniel J left a positive review 10/3/2018

Dr. Cecilia Aragon is the niece of Rudolfo Anaya and a renowned theatre scholar in her own right. It was great to here her perspectives.