Museum Exhibit

A wall mural with a collage of images marks the exhibit entrance across an open lobby.

What does the name "Chamizal" mean? Why were the United States and Mexico disputing over this relatively small piece of land? What happened to the more than 5,000 El Paso residents who lived on land that was returned to Mexico?

Find the answers to these questions and more in the permanent exhibit in our visitor center. The self-guided exhibit is open during regular hours of operation for the Chamizal National Memorial Cultural Center. The museum exhibit has been recently updated. We always appreciate feedback. Email us with your impressions and suggestions!

Our main exhibit is also available online as a virtual exhibt.

Last updated: August 10, 2023

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