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Frontier Texas!

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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This is a must see and do. The experience is out of this world with so much information and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James C
Brooklyn, New York
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Not really what words properly describe history you will witness. Very thought provoking and lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gene R
Kemah, Texas
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“great museum”(18 reviews)
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...more
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625 N 1st St, Abilene, TX 79601-6041
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see and do. The experience is out of this world with so much information and interactive things it’s great for all people and all ages.

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really what words properly describe history you will witness. Very thought provoking and lots of questions answered and a lot of new questions are brought up. I really think you can visit this place several times and leave wanting more each time. So get...More

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to,spend at least an hour and half learning the history of Abilene Texas. The multiple stops with holograms are phenomenal. It covers from prehistoric to present. The beginning and ending movies really help understand the Indians and cattle drives. Excellent for all ages!

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow..... what a great museum.....very nice. We took time and stopped in.... so much good info... nice nice nice time.... please stop in and check this out... they have put together a great museum....the staff is so nice..... this is one of those things you...More

Thank 628victork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way beyond what we expected! One of the best museums with incredible displays. Clean, beautiful and you'll leave feeling smarter!

Thank jde72710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to take visitors to Abilene and get your books on Texas! Love the 3D characters and round movie theater. I have been back twice in a month I enjoyed it so much!

Thank abilenegal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before coming to Abilene to visit family at the end of this summer, we had been road tripping all over Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Utah, etc. (Little Big Horn, Mount Rushmore, etc.) and seeing lots of museums and history regarding Indians and pioneers. Even though...More

Thank MommyOfTwoCuties
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done Abilene! This is such an interesting place to visit, so much to learn!!! Great staff and super clean!

Thank Mary Kay K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat place! It has lots of Texas history! I really wish they had a few more hands on exhibits for younger kids! I think they were a bit bored by the end but the adults enjoyed it!

Thank Ksh27
Reviewed August 8, 2018

It was very informative, especially about buffalo and Indian culture and their fate. It has holograms which are so lifelike; loved that part especially

Thank Sharon34346
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Charlene K
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Q8369YGchristopherl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Went to their website and they have this posted: Hours: Saturday 9AM–6PM Sunday 1–5PM Monday 9AM–6PM Tuesday 9AM–6PM Wednesday 9AM–6PM Thursday 9AM–6PM Friday 9AM–6PM
August 1, 2018|
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Response from WendyHappiness1 | Reviewed this property |
If you are travelling with elementary aged kids, then 2 hours is the minimum. Look at all the hologram spirit guides and don't miss the last film near the exit. All spirit guides return to tell their story. That film is... More
August 1, 2018|
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Response from mlwalton | Reviewed this property |
What a neat place. Allow yourself a good two, maybe three hours.