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Address: 1289 N. 2nd Street, Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: (325) 677-6515
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Great local musem

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Beverly F
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Sutton, Canada
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Abilene, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Top Contributor
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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252 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was a very good display of the 12th Armored division short history. They played an important part in winning WWII. Good photos, displays, information. Three floors of items. Don't miss any. The only thing I would suggest is that they add some information for us non military people to help understand some of the acknomyns. The staff was fiendly... More 

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Louisiana
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife and I were in Abilene for the day. Since my dad was a World War II veteran and part of the D-Day invasion and myself being a veteran, we thought it would be nice to visit this museum. First, the credit card machine wouldn't work, therefore they were unable to collect our admission. Secondly, the gentleman in charge... More 

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The 12th Armored Memorial Museum is a fantastic destination. The collection of WWII military equipment is unparalleled in this region. The dioramas in the basement are a detailed and expertly modeled representation of a battle that the 12th Armored Division participated in. It is a pleasure to know that Abilene has a place to represent our WWII vets like the... More 

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