The visitor center offers a 15-minute video—"War on the Rio Grande." The video gives an overview of the war and is available in English and Spanish. The exhibit area features interactive exhibits, artifacts, and Mexican War era military uniforms.
The visitor center features a small book store. Here you can find over 100 book titles and specialty items. These items cover an array of subjects including the Mexican War, birding, and local history. You can even find a few things for the kids.
Don't forget your NPS passport book—the passport cancellation station right across from the front desk.