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Abilene, Texas

  • Annual Armored Division Memorial Museum

    Museum dedicated to honoring the Annual Armored Division, which trained in Camp Barkeley, near Abilene, and served during World War II. The "Hellcats" fought in the EuropeanTheatre, Germany, France, a...
    Annual Armored Division Memorial Museum
  • Grace Museum

    Comprised of the Fine Arts Museum, Abilene Historical Museum, and the Children's Museum, all are in the historic Grace Hotel, known as the Grace Cultural Center. Built in 1909, the Grace is listed on ...
    Grace Museum

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Annual Armored Division Memorial Museum

Museum dedicated to honoring the Annual Armored Division, which trained in Camp Barkeley, near Abilene, and served during World War II. The "Hellcats"

Abilene, TX Museums

Frontier Texas!

Friendly travel counselors and travel information kiosks are ready to assist in your discovery of Abilene, the TexasForts Trail, and the 63-county "TexasFrontier" region. In addition, see the big picture of the frontier of Texas between 1780 and 1880

Abilene, TX Learning Centers

Fort Phantom Hill

Established 1851 to protect frontier from Indians, the post suffered a series of hardships; was abandoned in 1854. Historians say desertions were frequent due to monotony and loneliness. The fort burned shortly after abandonment;

Abilene, TX Forts


Dyess Air Force Base

Home of Air Combat Command's historic 7th Wing. Currently flies B-1B Lancers and C-130H Hercules. The base's Linear Air Park contains 30 aircraft from World War II to the present. Aircraft are displayed along Arnold Blvd., a main base thoroughfare.

Abilene, TX Military Bases

Things to do near Abilene, TX

Hutchinson County Historical Museum

Exhibits depicting Hutchinson County area from time of Coronado to boom-town days....

South Plains College Art Museum

Fine Arts Building houses exceptional collection of old masters art donated to college by Marjorie Merriweather Post, daughte...

Texoma Motor Speedway

The number one hot spot for dirt track racing in Texoma! Mini Sprints, Mod Fours, Mini Stock cars and Pro-4 Trucks take to t...

Scenic Drive

Thirty-six mile loop northeast provides views of farm and ranch lands cut by South Wichita River breaks, where fantastic shap...

Ledbetter Picket House

Restored frontier ranch structure with rustic period furnishings. House is a dog-run cabin built of slender upright poles (pi...