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12th Armored Museum

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Address: 1289 N. 2nd Street, Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: (325) 677-6515
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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New audio guides are great.

We stopped in and enjoyed the 12th Armored Museum on the 21st. We used the week old hand held audio tours. You select what you want to hear, all of the selections or just a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in and enjoyed the 12th Armored Museum on the 21st. We used the week old hand held audio tours. You select what you want to hear, all of the selections or just a few. They have a great collection of pictures and Nazi memorabilia that I have not seen anywhere else. They have a tribute to the concentration... More 

Thank tishette
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114 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great example of our past military history. The exhibits are totally authentic, and very inspirational. I was impressed by the quality, and content of WW2 memorabilia. My questions were answered, and additional information was given by knowledgeable former veterans. Abilene should be proud of this museum, and c udos to those whose continuing efforts, provide a sacred atmosphere, dedicated... More 

Thank johnwesleyharden
Welsh, LA
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting WW II museum, lots of history. Makes you really appreciate what the veterans then and now do for our country!!

Thank Wayne P
abilene, TX
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three floors of exhibits - featuring artifacts and memoribilia of the 12th Armored Division. They trained at Camp Barkeley before going overseas.

Thank haliabilene_TX
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jeff H
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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494 reviews
397 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
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 

Thank AF_Hiker
Abilene, Texas
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3 reviews
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 

Thank ShelleyD5232015
Abilene, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

2 Thank cindyannkramer
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank Jhunter31
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

3 Thank Joan M

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