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12th Armored Museum

1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
+1 325-677-6515
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This is a gem! Great place to visit, the basement has very detailed diorama of one of their main... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beaumont, Texas
via mobile

This is a great piece of military history. The people there are so very nice and full of knowledge... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
DeeDee P
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1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
+1 325-677-6515
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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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 11 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 17 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

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
Reviewed 11 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...More

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,...More

Thank Teri B
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