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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

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


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

Pioneer West Museum

Housed in the former Reynolds Hotel, typical drummers' hotel of 1920s and 30s, museum fills some 20 rooms with fascinating va...

Bar H Dude Ranch

From a hearty chuckwagon breakfast to mesquite-grilled steaks at dinner, activities are tailored to suit your interests. Depe...

Shadow Hills Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Julian Bivins Museum

Housed in the former Oldham County Courthouse, name honors Panhandle rancher whose donation of land formed the nucleus of Boy...

Possum Kingdom State Park

Scenic park on shore of huge Possum Kingdom Lake covers 1,615 acres with cabins, campsites, boat rental and ramp, playground,...