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12th Armored Museum

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Address: 1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
Phone Number: (325) 677-6515
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History on display!

A very interesting museum that educates and inspires. Volunteers made history come alive. There are also interesting guest speakers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2016
jodan108
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abilene, tx
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abilene, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

A very interesting museum that educates and inspires. Volunteers made history come alive. There are also interesting guest speakers.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy military history so when I moved to Abilene this was a must see. I brought my 2 children (ages 7 and 3) with me and they loved the interaction of the new listening devices the museum had just gotten. They allow you to input a number for each display and then it adds details which was wonderful... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is simply awesome! I have known SO many people in town that have no idea it's even here so I always encourage them to check it out! SO much wonderful military history and I LOVE looking at the old photos that remind you of wonderful servicemen who worked so hard and came before me!! I hold such a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

There was so much in this building we didn't think we would see it all. the people who worked or volunteered their time some of which experienced most of the history there were terrific this facility is run on donations and the small entrance fee they charge glad we went we met a man there who runs the facility and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Went with two boys, ten and eight, who thought the place was cool. Had to keep them moving though, otherwise I would have stayed longer to read.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I took my 8 year old grandson here one Saturday. He and I both loved it! Great displays, 3 stories of history + a collection of large tanks on the back parking lot. Great for anyone who loves history. I was very impressed with this museum.

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1 Thank Teri B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

There is a self guided audio tour that was very interesting. There is enough of the museum that it can get tiring.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband, myself, and our six year old granddaughter thought it was wonderful. Our granddaughter wanted to see the basement twice. She asked thoughtful questions and the answers from the staff were accurate and age appropriate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great collection of artifacts. The picture documentation is unbelievable. It was very moving emotionally. The exhibits are well documented. It is three stories full of history. Elevator available. Bonus was the outdoor section of machinery. Very well put together. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

My kids made me stop here because they saw the tanks and jeeps out back. I was weary of the "store front" facade but ended up pleasantly surprised. Everyone from the front desk to the on site curator to the volunteer was friendly and incredibly knowledgable. Though my small children didn't have a lot of patience for the finer details... More 

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