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Frontier Texas!

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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This museum is so much fun and it starts Texas history from the dinosaurs and the first people to inhabit the land.

I had a wonderful time learning about Texas history and the museum is full of interesting artifacts.

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Jamie M
Ardmore, Oklahoma
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Fun and Educational

Spent time walking through learning history and Enjoying the entire experience. The gift shop is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charleen G
Abilene, Texas
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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 yesterday via mobile

I had a wonderful time learning about Texas history and the museum is full of interesting artifacts.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent time walking through learning history and Enjoying the entire experience. The gift shop is cool....lots of things to look at or purchase! A Definite if your in Abilene and have at least an hour!!!!

Thank Charleen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative, keeps the attention of younger children. Just a wonderful place to visit and learn about Abilene and Texas history. The gift shop is also awesome

Thank lisa d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had life size holograms tot tell their stories of different individuals including a Comanche Chief, a pioneer woman who lost her 1st husband & 2 sons to an Indian attack & was taken captive, but was finally released. Also very informative background language over...More

Thank lamarr406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting history, with amazing holography telling the story. There is a lot of reading to do as well, so would probably be boring for younger children. Two hours well spent.

Thank Anne K
Reviewed September 11, 2018 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 September 4, 2018 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 September 1, 2018

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 August 29, 2018 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 August 28, 2018

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

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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.