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Frontier Texas!

625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
+1 325-437-2800
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I visited this attraction while visiting Abilene. Focused on life on the Plains over time, it’s... read more

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Little Elm, Texas
Old West History

A great place to take family or friends. Captures history of Texas and Abilene. Displays with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Woodlands TX
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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 people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Frontier Texas! also serves as the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region. Experience the legendary Texas frontier through innovative exhibits and unique encounters at Frontier Texas! Learn the story of the old west through our 90 minute hands on old west adventure "Blood & Treasure on the Frontier." Educational Programs at Frontier Texas! are designed to provide a rich educational experience for everyone. The 14,000 square-foot facility isn't a traditional museum with exhibits displayed in glass cases. At Frontier Texas!, you relive buffalo stampedes, a shootout in the Bee Hive Saloon, a wolf attack and more. And don't forget to visit The General Store that carries all your Texas souvenirs including books, t-shirts, jewelry, canned goods, and unique items made by local artisans. Frontier Texas! is the perfect place for families, History buffs, or anyone who just wants to learn a little bit more about the Lone Star state. Legends, History, Adventure.
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625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
+1 325-437-2800
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited this attraction while visiting Abilene. Focused on life on the Plains over time, it’s nicely organized and easy to see. It begins with a very nicely done introductory movie, then sends you in to see some exceptional exhibits using holographic technology. Many of...More

Thank rrkessler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to take family or friends. Captures history of Texas and Abilene. Displays with holograms that answer Your questions about History. Many brochures on State of Texas attractions. Great learning center.

Thank jim f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must-see for anyone visiting Abilene. The holograms are so entertaining. They make history come alive for you. It covers all the frontier of Texas beginning with the Indians, then the pioneers & settlers. You see gunslingers & actual guns are on display....More

Thank linbarg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was genuinely surprised with how well down this museum was down. From the outside it looks pretty small bit they've really put a lot of thought and information into their exhibits and have made enough of them interactive to help keep small children entertained...More

Thank BenandJess804
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed! I learn so much from the hologram people that told the stories of the way the life use to be on the frontier. Very clean and everyone was very friendly. Price was reasonable.

Thank Janice1958245
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sister and I loved this museum...from the huge bison sculptures outside and the holograms inside...something for everyone...just a very fun...hands on at times kind of place to learn and enjoy...Make it a stop on your agenda...you will love it...

Thank culaugh2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my wife and four kids and niece and nephew. It was a good time. There was a lot of what you would expect. I really enjoyed it. At the beginning it shows a movie to get started after that it's self guided....More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been totally revamped. It is fun and very educational. Kids love it. Adults have so many frontier articles to read and study. This is appropriate for all ages!

Thank Kyan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the outside, it doesn't look like there is much going on with this little museum. However, once you get inside, you see all the different cool things that they have, including hologram tour guides which is incredibly interestin.

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Since it was the number one thing to do in Abilene I had to check it out. I learned a great deal about the area in the pioneer days that has helped me form opinions for things that happen today. The theaters were good too....More

Thank Melody G
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How long should I allow to visit the museum?
June 14, 2017|
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Response from TripleLily | Reviewed this property |
Two hours minimum. Really depends on how busy they are and how you pace yourself.
Is there a visitors package for primetime
April 10, 2015|
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Response from Marianela L | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a visitor's package (there is a group package). When we went, we bought the tickets at the museum's box office. Sorry for not being that helpful! For more information, you may want to check the web pages... More