Operating Hours

long reception counter with overhead inscription: "The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage."

The Grounds

The gates to the Memorial are open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Entrance to the park, including pedestrian traffic, outside of those hours is not permitted. Vehicles remaining in the parking lot at 10:00 p.m. will be towed at the owner's expense. The grounds are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Cultural Center

The Chamizal National Memorial Cultural Center includes the museum exhibit, theater, park store and visitor information desk. The Cultural Center is regularly open every day of the week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For evening theater events, the Cultural Center will open about 30 minutes before the beginning of the event.

Administrative Offices

Administrative offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except on federal holidays.

The Art Gallery

The Franklin G. Smith Gallery is located in the Administration Building and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. You may also visit the gallery on weekends between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. by requesting access at the visitor information desk.

Last updated: January 26, 2019

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800 South San Marcial Street
El Paso, TX 79905


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