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Fort Concho

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Address: 630 S Oakes St, San Angelo, TX 76903-7013
Phone Number: 325-481-2646
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This is definitely worth a visit if you are in San Angelo. Staff is friendly and helpful. If you are a history buff you will really enjoy it. Their Christmas at the Fort is worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mineral Wells, Texas
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit if you are in San Angelo. Staff is friendly and helpful. If you are a history buff you will really enjoy it. Their Christmas at the Fort is worth the trip as well. Have vendors and also have old time baseball game in old uniforms and old time bands. Good family event.

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Fort Wayne, In
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65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a typical fort with log poles, but an historical fort with buildings surrounding a parade field. I found the small museum to be filled with rifles, guns, and artifacts from the fort's era. The rifles and cannons/Gatling gun, seen in another building, were worth the visit. A small gift area is at the entrance.

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Oakland, Mississippi
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the largest and well maintained Forts in the state. The phone museum was a special surprise. Take your time and really go back in time to see how it really was living on $13.00 a month!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent well preserved fort right in the heart of San Angelo. The staff and volunteers provide excellent background on the fort and the restoration efforts. Make sure to visit the phone museum housed in one of the old fort buildings. One of the highlights of the trip and totally unexpected.

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Live Oak, Florida
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learned a lot about the forts in the area and what they were used for. The people that were there had a lot of information that they were happy to share.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum features a very good preserved history of the Buffalo soldier's plight in the west and struggle against the oppression of the people they protected and the ones they fought against. I would love to return for another tour.

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San Angelo, Texas
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ft. Concho is one of my favorite places of San Angelo. The history, the buildings and tours are fantastic. It truly makes you feel like you're stepping back in time. My favorite part of Ft. Concho is Christmas at Ft. Concho. It is a 3 day event, usually held the 1st weekend in December. There are reenactments being done in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Very cool. Kids 6 and under are free. Our kids are young, so we decided on the self guided tour. (The guided is geared more for older kids and adults or someone who doesn't really want to hear every detail) We paid 7.50 for a family of 4. Great price and we all enjoyed it. Only 2 of the buildings... More 

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Phenix City, al.
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89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I didn't find enough interest via the printed media, or on the drive through, to peruse the premises. The temperatures this particular day were around 105 and we chose to drive through and view the fort from the auto.

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Schertz
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143 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

It was 101 degrees outside, so his wasn't our best choice of things to do. Fort Concho is an excellent choice for the historian in the family, especially if you like the OLD WEST. They have some historic barracks and officer housing open for viewing, and decorated in period artifacts to give visitors an idea of the sparse lifestyle on... More 

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