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12th Armored Museum

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1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
+1 325-677-6515
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Take your Kids!!! under promoted and under visited

Blessed to have this museum in Abilene. Wish this place was packed to show all our children about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sckotty
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Buffalo Gap, Texas
Very interesting, lots of photos

This is a great little museum in downtown. 3 floors with lots of photographs and just a few... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
fire26man
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Houston, Texas
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  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
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1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Blessed to have this museum in Abilene. Wish this place was packed to show all our children about history. Funny how schools drag our kids to art and library, never to show them what their grandfather/grandmother did for their country and the world. This place...More

Thank Sckotty
Reviewed March 23, 2017

This is a great little museum in downtown. 3 floors with lots of photographs and just a few exhibits, so if you don't like historical photos, it will probably be a quick trip for you. But it is still definitely worth a visit. They do...More

1  Thank fire26man
Reviewed March 17, 2017

You can tell that a lot of thought has been put into this museum. It is also a work in progress with new displays being worked on. We thoroughly enjoyed using the information wands...just type in the number of a display and learn even more....More

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I took my three children that are 9,6, and 3. My oldest boys were enamored by the displays. Someone has obviously taken a lot of care into building them. I heard someone sawing out back at work even while we were there. It had the...More

Thank mnicowill
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We thought this would be a short stop but ended up spending 3 hours visiting all 3 floors. The photos, displays and personal accounts of the battalion, the battles and life during the war were very well presented. We learned a lot. Well worth the...More

Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Liked the backwards swasticka display with the comment in reply to one regarding its being backward which was 'We won so we can draw it as we like.' Also, did not appreciate the millenia long history of the swasticka and how its meanimg had been...More

Thank GrahamHouseInn
Reviewed October 11, 2016

The plain outside of this building does not give any indication of the excellent WWII exhibits inside! Very well planned displays, beginning with the creation of the Division, training in Tennessee and then Camp Barkley in Abilene and the war abroad. Of course I am...More

Thank VFLGAL
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I was surprised at how interesting this museum was. I hadn't heard much about it and took my 8 year old grandson to visit during a downtown festival. He loved it and I was very impressed. We skipped some exhibits just because of his age,...More

Thank Teri B
Reviewed August 26, 2016

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

Thank jodan108
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...More

3  Thank irshgrl64
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