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12th Armored Museum

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Honestly, it was better than I expected

My expectations weren’t that high to be honest. My son (9yrs old) is WWII history buff & goes... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Matt R
via mobile
Pass the time stip

Stopped by here while down town. There is quite a few things to see. In the back is some armor both... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Abilene, Texas
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1289 N 2nd St, Abilene, TX 79601-5705
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

My expectations weren’t that high to be honest. My son (9yrs old) is WWII history buff & goes crazy every time we drive by. My daughter (7) wasn’t too impressed but survived. I loved it, my son loved it. Very informative & enlightening. It is...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here while down town. There is quite a few things to see. In the back is some armor both American and a German Tiger turret, some of the items need work though.

Thank WillEwest
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The museum had so great information about the 12th division but it was a little difficult to follow. Spent most of the time looking for the next location number for the audio tour. The flow of the displays was a little difficult to follow. The...More

Thank NMkitten
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Smaller museum with tons of stuff very well organized. You even get a free audio tour with the admission price.

Thank tmrdmr
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

If you have an interest in WWII, this is the museum for you! Loads of pictures and memorabilia! Two floors and a basement full of exhibits. Allow at least 2-3 hours to see it all.

1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 13 February 2018

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 28 January 2018

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 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

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