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Frontier Texas!

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Address: 625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: +1 325-437-2800
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas! is a western...
Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas! is a western heritage center that allows visitors to relive the Old West through the magic of state-of-the-art technology. Frontier Texas! brings the frontier to life and lets visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Frontier Texas! also serves as the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region. Experience the legendary Texas frontier through innovative exhibits and unique encounters at Frontier Texas! Learn the story of the old west through our 90 minute hands on old west adventure "Blood & Treasure on the Frontier." Educational Programs at Frontier Texas! are designed to provide a rich educational experience for everyone. The 14,000 square-foot facility isn't a traditional museum with exhibits displayed in glass cases. At Frontier Texas!, you relive buffalo stampedes, a shootout in the Bee Hive Saloon, a wolf attack and more. And don't forget to visit The General Store that carries all your Texas souvenirs including books, t-shirts, jewelry, canned goods, and unique items made by local artisans. Frontier Texas! is the perfect place for families, History buffs, or anyone who just wants to learn a little bit more about the Lone Star state. Legends, History, Adventure.
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Here is the history of Texas. Well designed and easy to follow, you were able to walk through the Texas frontier. Well done and kept you interested. Well worth the time to visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Plano, Texas
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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Here is the history of Texas. Well designed and easy to follow, you were able to walk through the Texas frontier. Well done and kept you interested. Well worth the time to visit

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The experience is awesome. I liked the sensitivity , the graphics, the well thought out route to follow.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The museum was well sign posted and parking was easy on a wet week day. There might be parking problems on a busier day. The museum was not large and divided into sections starting with an interesting film. The displays were innovative and informative. Children would enjoy most of it but there was much for the adults too. The experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Me and my dad had a hour to spare so we stopped and were amazed at how much we liked frontier texas. Very cool place to check out.

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Lutterworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great place with a wealth of information on how Texas was inhabited. Lots of very modern media that highlights the ups and downs of those early settlers. If you're in the area you should visit as its a worth while attraction. Lots of exhibits and facts to keep you interested.

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Burlington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Brilliantly done, holograms speak to you as if they are the actual people. History as you have not seen before. The surround sound in the movie area is very unique and so were the seats (small round seats that swivel). There is a picnic area as well. If you do it right this will take 1/2 a day and it... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We loved the interactive technology! This is a great presentation of the frontier history. Everyone needs to read all of the history presented throughout all of the displays. We found it very interesting how several people were brought to life through technology. I do believe that kids would enjoy this presentation of history. Plan on a few hours to throughly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The displays were well presented & had as much information of life on the plains as one could wish. The holograms added a unique feel to the museum. there was a good display of historic rifles & pistols. The staff were friendly & it was a well kept building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Everything you want to know and more about early Texas. Interactive presentations with holograms giving talks about their experiences. An overview to begin and a surround presentation to end. Well worth the visit!

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I stopped in here for about an hour. I started off by watching the introductory video. The museum itself was very well set up. I was actually amazed at the displays! I learned about the first people in the area about 15,000 years ago, all the way to the late 1800s. Toward the end of you visit you watch another... More 

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Additional Information about Frontier Texas!

Address: Address: 625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
Phone Number: +1 325-437-2800
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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