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Fort Concho

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Address: 630 S Oakes St, San Angelo, TX 76903-7013
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Multiple buildings are open for touring. The information is posted and explains the sites as you tour. Several exhibits describe life at the Fort, the men who inhabited the site... read more

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Quincy, Illinois
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Quincy, Illinois
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104 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Multiple buildings are open for touring. The information is posted and explains the sites as you tour. Several exhibits describe life at the Fort, the men who inhabited the site and Day to day life. Very well maintained with events periodically throughout the year. Well worth a visit as it housed the Buffalo Soldiers and played a role in the... More 

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Hays County, Texas, United States
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66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adaptive reuse following the US Army's abandonment saved Fort Concho from the fate of most Texas Frontier Forts (most notably Robert E. Lee's old command Fort Mason) of being stripped to the foundations by local residents. Fort Concho stands pretty much intact, just steps away from downtown San Angelo.

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Thank PM S
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120 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling through West Texas & found ourselves in San Angelo. We love forts & anything that pertains to TX history. We happened on Fort Concho. It's interesting & well preserved. As we read the posters in the museum area we could imagine & feel what it might have been like to be a soldier there. There was a... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have visited several of the old Army forts that dot the Texas historical frontier. Fort Concho did not disappoint. There are many well preserved buildings that have been well restored and preserved for the viewing public. The old fort is now owned and operated by the city of San Angelo. After you check in at the visitor's center, you... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We went on a Sunday, 3/12/17. It opened at 1:00 pm. When we got there the Office/Gift Shop was not opened yet, however a nice gentlemen that was dressed in period costume came from across the "parade" area to help us. He said the volunteer must not have shown up to open the office. He was very nice and helpful.... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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372 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I have visited many old forts and this one was nicely preserved. The displays were interesting and you can tell that they take good care of their displays. Not all of the buildings are open, but you have more than enough to look at to get the feel for that time period. The telephone museum was a... More 

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roanoke
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Was treated to a guided tour of the armory by a Navy vet who explained the use of cannons in battle very well. The fort has multiple buildings that demonstrate how the soldiers and officers lived. Took About 1.5 hours to listen to the presentation and view the complex.

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San Angelo, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There are a large number of restored buildings and a lot to see. There are also a number of special events throughout the year that highlight the history of the fort.

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North New England
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited with two of our children both teens. We received a guided tour from a Navy vet who was very informative and new his history of Fort Concho. There was a Military discount which was greatly appreciated. We also met a little stray cat that was living there ans I do hope that the staff and volunteers decided to... More 

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Waco, Texas
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We attended the Christmas at the Fort. Very fun, good vendors and many nice docents. Learned history and local activities to do later in the week.

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