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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

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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

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 the National Register of Historic Places, and portions are restored to its 1929

Abilene, TX Museums

Abilene Zoo

One of five largest in state; animals displayed in modern areas simulating natural habitat. Discovery Center is a "zoo within a zoo," housing comparative habitat displays of invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds, and small mammals from the Southwestern U.S. and Africa.

Abilene, TX Zoos


Things to do near Abilene, TX

Floyd County Museum

Period furnishings, implements, store fixtures, photographs of early settlers and ranchers. Also artifacts from Coronado's ex...

Abraham Family Art Gallery

One of the first art centers in the Southwest is in the Learning Resources Center on the Wayland Baptist University Campus. R...

Hangar 25 Air Museum

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardie...

National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

Lubbock is home for this national Western event. Cowboy poets, musicians, storytellers, artists, historians, historians, auth...

Ralls Historical Museum

Exhibits include Indian artifacts, history of early railroads in area, and 19 period room settings - kitchen, bedroom, doctor...