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Fort Concho

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Address: 630 S. Oakes, San Angelo, TX 76903
Phone Number: 325-481-2646
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching

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I think we went on the hottest day of the year. We still had a good time. The videos were interesting and helped put the things we saw in prospective. We were able to walk around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I think we went on the hottest day of the year. We still had a good time. The videos were interesting and helped put the things we saw in prospective. We were able to walk around and go into several buildings. Some of the buildings were air conditioned, included a variety of themed buildings such as an interesting Telephone exhibit.... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I can't honestly tell you how many times I have been to our Fort during the 30 years I have lived here. It is filled with information and history. The fort also hosts a beautiful christmas during the first week in December-it's amazing!

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Fort Concho was built to protect the frontier settlement and established in 1867. I went with two small boys on a typical hot summer day in the morning. You will get hot because you walk from building to building but inside most buildings were air conditioned. We went inside the small Visitor's Center where they have a short 8-minute overview,... More 

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New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Well maintained but not much to see. We did get some books and brochures for san Angelo. The canon display was interesting showing old saddles and how many horses or people it took to pull

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nicely maintained grounds and buildings along with an active living history program make Fort Concho a must for anyone interested in the history of the West. Additionally, being located close to the Concho River and the River Walk, the fort is a nice place to visit for family (including children). Recommend this to anyone wanting to experience frontier history.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We enjoyed touring the Fort with our daughter, son-in-law, and our 2 grandsons. Being a military family, it was intriguing to get a glimpse of what life was like back in the 1800's for military members and their family. Our grandsons, ages 12 years and 2 years, especially enjoyed the fort. They were totally amazed at how the transportation looked,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is a beautifully preserved fort that was built to protect the frontier settlements. Kids would really enjoy visiting this place.

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Eden, Texas
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We hosted a district convention in San Angelo and held our Saturday night dinner in OQ#8. The Fort staff offered extended hours so our guests - all of whom were either from out of town or out of state - to enjoy tours of the historic landmark. "Wow" and "Impressive" were the words of the day!

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

I stopped by and found the staff pleasant and willing to be very helpful. The gift shop was charming and the buildings did have a museum setup in the ones open to be toured. The admission price was very reasonable. Don't miss the telephone museum while at the fort. Very impressive!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Sorry folks, nothing to see here. wide open parade ground space with barrack style buildings around the perimeter. There are the remnants of "ruins" and a little museum, but if you are thinking about making a trip to San Angelo just to come here... look elsewhere. Right on the edge of a bad part of town, and honestly just a... More 

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