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12th Armored Museum

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Address: 1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
Phone Number: +1 325-677-6515
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Family history in this museum!

The plain outside of this building does not give any indication of the excellent WWII exhibits inside! Very well planned displays, beginning with the creation of the Division... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
VFLGAL
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The plain outside of this building does not give any indication of the excellent WWII exhibits inside! Very well planned displays, beginning with the creation of the Division, training in Tennessee and then Camp Barkley in Abilene and the war abroad. Of course I am slightly prejudice since my father was part of the 493rd in the 12th Armored Division.... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was surprised at how interesting this museum was. I hadn't heard much about it and took my 8 year old grandson to visit during a downtown festival. He loved it and I was very impressed. We skipped some exhibits just because of his age, but overall, it was very interesting and I would highly recommend it for any age... More 

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abilene, tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A very interesting museum that educates and inspires. Volunteers made history come alive. There are also interesting guest speakers.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy military history so when I moved to Abilene this was a must see. I brought my 2 children (ages 7 and 3) with me and they loved the interaction of the new listening devices the museum had just gotten. They allow you to input a number for each display and then it adds details which was wonderful... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This place is simply awesome! I have known SO many people in town that have no idea it's even here so I always encourage them to check it out! SO much wonderful military history and I LOVE looking at the old photos that remind you of wonderful servicemen who worked so hard and came before me!! I hold such a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

There was so much in this building we didn't think we would see it all. the people who worked or volunteered their time some of which experienced most of the history there were terrific this facility is run on donations and the small entrance fee they charge glad we went we met a man there who runs the facility and... More 

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1 Thank Vicki P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Went with two boys, ten and eight, who thought the place was cool. Had to keep them moving though, otherwise I would have stayed longer to read.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I took my 8 year old grandson here one Saturday. He and I both loved it! Great displays, 3 stories of history + a collection of large tanks on the back parking lot. Great for anyone who loves history. I was very impressed with this museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

There is a self guided audio tour that was very interesting. There is enough of the museum that it can get tiring.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My husband, myself, and our six year old granddaughter thought it was wonderful. Our granddaughter wanted to see the basement twice. She asked thoughtful questions and the answers from the staff were accurate and age appropriate.

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