El Paso Museum of Archaeology at Wilderness Park
El Paso Museum of Archaeology at Wilderness Park presents 12,000 years of prehistory in the El Paso-Juárez region. Enjoy diorama scenes of Indian life from Paleoindian mammoth hunters and Pueblo cliff dwellers to the Mescalero Apache Mountain Spirit Dancers of today. See original artifacts of the Jornada Mogollon and Casas Grandes prehistoric cultures illustrating stone tool and fiber technologies, such as 800-year-old agave fiber cloth and pottery, and trade items, such as shell jewelry. Displayed are a range of pre-Columbian objects from west, central and northern México and the Maya region and cultural crafts of the contemporary Rarámuri (Tarahumara). Walk nature trails on the 15-acre site in northeast El Paso. Free admission. On Transmountain Road just west of Hwy 54. Open Tue–Sat 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun noon–5 p.m. Closed Monday.