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  • 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, re...
    Abilene Zoo

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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


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

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

Things to do near Abilene, TX

Devil's Rope & Route 66 Museum

Large collection of barbed wire artifacts, including different cuts with fence building tools related to the wire. Other exhi...

Texas Travel Information Center

In the Heart of the Texas Panhandle on East Interstate Highway 40, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers operated by...

Quicksand Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Algerita Art Center

Features local and area artists' works in the restored Algerita Hotel....