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Address: 1289 N. 2nd Street, Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: (325) 677-6515
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Looks can be deceiving

The museum is in an old business building but don't be fooled. it's an amazing collection of equipment and stories. 3 stories of things to see with a staff that was very eager... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The museum is in an old business building but don't be fooled. it's an amazing collection of equipment and stories. 3 stories of things to see with a staff that was very eager and willing to help. They maintain a data base of former vets of the 12th and I found info on a family member who served. Well worth... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This museum covers the history and assignments of the 12th. There are many photographs on the wall, as well as various military equipment. I thought the dioramas of the battle in France were very nicely done. There is also a small display about the Holocaust, with some very disturbing photos. If you like military history, this museum is worth a... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place is kinda off the beaten path but totally worth it. They have so much stuff to see and the price is amazingly cheap for what they have to offer! The diorama's in the basement are so incredible, like looking at a movie set! You can easily spend 2 hours or more here looking at all the artifacts and... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If ever in Abilene there are a few places to visit that you wouldn't think were worth visiting. But This is the place that is out of the way and worth the visit. It is interesting for all ages as well as educational and fun. The people running the place are full of interesting facts and are willing to answer... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The museum had a lot of artifacts, but was not that interesting. The lady at the front desk is not friendly at all.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a great museum. It covers all parts of the 12th Armored Division. There is a lot packed into this building. My husband is a WWII buff and we ended up spending most of the day there. You want at least 2 hours, probably more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We toured this museum on a rainy day in Abilene. If you are interested in WW II history it was very informative and well laid out. The Holocaust room was gut- wrenching!

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Sutton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A great local museum highlighting the Texas contribution to WWII. Excellent displays, lots and lots of photos and letters from local boys at war and run by an extremely well informed group of volunteers. Well worth a visit.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I was exploring the town on a Sunday and the museum was closed. I did get to see the tanks through the fence around the back of the museum in the parking lot though. Very nice! The muriel on the side of the building was excellent also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Dad and I ,with my future son in law enjoyed the 'easy road' down History lane. If you are looking for a nice easy break from the normal routine, this museum is pretty awesome and filled with credible data and artifacts. Dad and I are both veterans and we quickly made a connections with the military details, yet our 'guest'... More 

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