• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Indoor Activities (Actividades Interiores)

Land surveyors using the technology of the 1800s

Our museum tells the history of the boundary between the United States and Mexico, as well as the Chamizal story. (Nuestro museo ensena la historia de la frontera E.U. y Mexico y tambien la historia Chamizal.)

NPS

The Memorial offers a number of activities to participate in while visiting the park. Self-paced activities include viewing the History Museum, and visiting the three gallery spaces.

Scheduled programs include Junior Ranger Crafts and the Junior Ranger Program.

Be sure to also check out the Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in the Memorial's theater nightly.

El Memorial Chamizal tiene varíos actividades cuando visitan el parque. El Museo Historico y tres galerias.

Programas incluye el Junior Ranger Crafts y Programa Junior Ranger.

Tambien va el Almanace o Calendario de Eventos del Teatro.

Did You Know?

U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Mateos

During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.