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12th Armored Museum

1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
+1 325-677-6515
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I loved this museum!!!

This was such a blast to go through! I loved looking at all the uniforms, seeing all the names on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MoMoMcKenzie
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Dallas, Texas
Well worth the visit.

We were surprised at how extensive this museum was. It has 3 levels,, plus an outdoor area with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ExploreWorld9732
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“three floors” (4 reviews)
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1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was such a blast to go through! I loved looking at all the uniforms, seeing all the names on the board of men who fought, the diaramas, everything! It is not hurge but they make a good use of space. There were some vehicles...More

Thank MoMoMcKenzie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised at how extensive this museum was. It has 3 levels,, plus an outdoor area with military equipment on display. The dioramas in the basement are fantastic. We spent about 4 hours there.

Thank ExploreWorld9732
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a gem! Great place to visit, the basement has very detailed diorama of one of their main battles. Being WW2 buffs, my husband and I would have loved more, but they are limited in space. This is a three story building including the...More

Thank apachedog1
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a great piece of military history. The people there are so very nice and full of knowledge. If you are trying to locate if a loved one was a member they can help you out. The items are just fantastic. If you are...More

1  Thank DeeDee P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Blessed to have this museum in Abilene. Wish this place was packed to show all our children about history. Funny how schools drag our kids to art and library, never to show them what their grandfather/grandmother did for their country and the world. This place...More

Thank Sckotty
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a great little museum in downtown. 3 floors with lots of photographs and just a few exhibits, so if you don't like historical photos, it will probably be a quick trip for you. But it is still definitely worth a visit. They do...More

1  Thank fire26man
Reviewed 18 March 2017

You can tell that a lot of thought has been put into this museum. It is also a work in progress with new displays being worked on. We thoroughly enjoyed using the information wands...just type in the number of a display and learn even more....More

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I took my three children that are 9,6, and 3. My oldest boys were enamored by the displays. Someone has obviously taken a lot of care into building them. I heard someone sawing out back at work even while we were there. It had the...More

1  Thank mnicowill
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We thought this would be a short stop but ended up spending 3 hours visiting all 3 floors. The photos, displays and personal accounts of the battalion, the battles and life during the war were very well presented. We learned a lot. Well worth the...More

Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Liked the backwards swasticka display with the comment in reply to one regarding its being backward which was 'We won so we can draw it as we like.' Also, did not appreciate the millenia long history of the swasticka and how its meanimg had been...More

Thank GrahamHouseInn
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