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Frontier Texas!

625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
+1 325-437-2800
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Great history museum of Texas Frontier

We really enjoyed our tour of this history museum which is very detailed with beautiful murals... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
egraves888
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Crystal River, Florida
via mobile
Great Learning Experience

Great place to bring out of town guests or just to learn more about the local history. Have been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
janviss
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kansas
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Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas! is a western heritage center that allows visitors to relive the Old West through the magic of state-of-the-art technology. Frontier Texas! brings the frontier to life and lets visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Frontier Texas! also serves as the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region. Experience the legendary Texas frontier through innovative exhibits and unique encounters at Frontier Texas! Learn the story of the old west through our 90 minute hands on old west adventure "Blood & Treasure on the Frontier." Educational Programs at Frontier Texas! are designed to provide a rich educational experience for everyone. The 14,000 square-foot facility isn't a traditional museum with exhibits displayed in glass cases. At Frontier Texas!, you relive buffalo stampedes, a shootout in the Bee Hive Saloon, a wolf attack and more. And don't forget to visit The General Store that carries all your Texas souvenirs including books, t-shirts, jewelry, canned goods, and unique items made by local artisans. Frontier Texas! is the perfect place for families, History buffs, or anyone who just wants to learn a little bit more about the Lone Star state. Legends, History, Adventure.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
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+1 325-437-2800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of this history museum which is very detailed with beautiful murals combined with real-life objects (tepees, wagons, stagecoach). There are several holograms of historical frontier people telling their story of dangers & hardships they experienced as they carved out their...More

Thank egraves888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to bring out of town guests or just to learn more about the local history. Have been several times and always find something new.

Thank janviss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our grandkids there while they were visiting for the summer. We all had a wonderful experience. This place is very well done and if you like finding out about the history of this area this is the place!

Thank oldblueroadking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frontier Texas is great for western history buffs. Always great exhibits and interesting facts. Always lots of fun.

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing trip through history. Loved the holograms. I learned a lot about Texas history. The theater was a great experience. Definitely worth the time and money.

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Was here on business stopped off to check this place out. 10$ to get in lots of information about Western Frontier. Cute Gift Shop. Will come back when I have more time!

Thank Hollie P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I was in Abilene on a whim and decided to see what this joint was about. It's basically an interactive museum showcasing West Texas history, and albeit a little small, is quite well put together. I came out with a new appreciation of the people...More

Thank jadecod
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy frontier history, you will not be disappointed. The regular museum displays are educational and authentic, the holograms are pretty cool, and the Frontier Experience Theater was lots of fun. Overall, very worth the $10.00.

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with a family member who lives in town. Great history lesson on the frontier.. how the whites moving into the territory affected the Indians and other settlers. The holograms are excellent.

Thank Dee G
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Was in town for business and heard about this place being close to where we were. I stopped in at the end of our day and was glad I did. It was well worth my mission fee to go through the museum. I only had...More

Thank Bfhat
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KayDarlene
18 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy Ron D | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can view the grounds without paying admission.
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linbarg
15 June 2017|
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Response from TripleLily | Reviewed this property |
Two hours minimum. Really depends on how busy they are and how you pace yourself.
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mcclinton0528
10 April 2015|
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Response from Marianela L | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a visitor's package (there is a group package). When we went, we bought the tickets at the museum's box office. Sorry for not being that helpful! For more information, you may want to check the web pages... More
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