Transport yourself into the past as you enter one of the most historic buildings in the area. Los Portales features a museum filled with exhibits celebrating the area’s rich and colorful historical legacies. Be amazed of San Elizario’s 400 years of significant history that includes the “First Thanksgiving”, the Spanish Presido, San Elizario Salt War of 1877 and El Paso’s first county seat. Don’t forget that this is also a visitor information center so any questions you may have about the area can be answered. Bathrooms are available.