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"


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

May 29

Kids Adobe Class: Building with Dirt

Join us as we build miniature adobe homes. Using materials and techniques that made the Magoffin Home, kids will learn how homes were constructed before the railroad delivered brick and lumber.This class will challenge kids' spatial and...

May 30

Fun with Corn!

Come find out about all the ways corn was used in the 19th century! Whether it was cooked, used in games, fed to animals, or made into art, corn was a staple for everyday life. Kids will be cooking, playing and crafting, so make sure they are...

May 31

Kids Class: Games!

Come explore the history of games! Kids have lived in the Magoffin Home for over 80 years, beginning in 1877. Over that time, the games children played have changed. Kids will be both indoors and outside, so make sure they are using sunscreen and...

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