Magoffin Home State Historic Site

Magoffin Home's exterior entrance. Interior room of Magoffin Home. Courtyard with angel statue. Dining table exhibit.

1120 Magoffin Ave.
(Visitors Center is at 1117 Magoffin Ave.)
El Paso, Texas 79901
GPS: N31° 45' 46" W106° 28' 39.4"
915-533-5147
magoffin-home@thc.texas.gov

 

Driving map to Magoffin Home.

A striking adobe structure, Magoffin Home State Historic Site explores the stories of a multicultural family who actively participated in U.S. expansion and settlement, military service, trade on the Santa Fe–Chihuahua Trail, Civil War turmoil and U.S.–Mexico relations. The 1875 home is a prime example of Territorial style architecture.

Upcoming Events

June 2

Cooking Class: Coffee Frappe

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook ...

June 6

Hands-On Fencing Demo with the Salle de Long Fencing School

Come learn about the sport of fencing from world class competitors! The Salle de Long School of Fencing will join us for a morning of hands-on fencing instruction, in honor of the memory of Bill Glasgow and his years as a competitor and judge of...

June 8

Kids Adobe Class: Building with Dirt!

Do you love mud pies and being outside? Did you ever wonder how the Magoffin Home was built? Then join us as we get dirty and build a small adobe home! Using the same methods that were used to construct the Magoffin Home, each kid will design,...

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