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Texas Military Forces Museum

2200 W 35th St, Building 6 Camp Mabry, Austin, TX 78703-1222
+1 512-782-5659
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This was one of our stops while in Austin. Very goid time, lots to see and very educational... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Nathan H
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Party Over Here.

We had our Holiday Party at the Texas Military Forces Museum. I believe we were in the great hall... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
F6712SWstephaniem
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Round Rock, United States
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“national guard” (17 reviews)
“camp mabry” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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2200 W 35th St, Building 6 Camp Mabry, Austin, TX 78703-1222
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"world war"
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"berlin wall"
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"historic artifacts"
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This was one of our stops while in Austin. Very goid time, lots to see and very educational. Couldnt believe it was free.

1  Thank Nathan H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had our Holiday Party at the Texas Military Forces Museum. I believe we were in the great hall with all the various military vehicles from the past. We were able to tour the museum at any time during the event.The food was served buffet...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Free museum and well done. It is a lot larger than you think it is. It has many large displays. It also has a ton of content to read. I found the 9/11 area extremely interesting. You do need a photo ID to get onto...More

4  Thank Me9247
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have taken my grandchildren several time. They are able to climb in the airplanes and tanks. They also periodically do war re-enactments which allows the children to see history in action. The staff are very knowledgeable and willing to answer any question you have!

3  Thank Beverly R
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

My husband and I visited the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, December 19th. We only had a little over an hour to spend at this museum and had to go through all the exhibits quite quickly. We estimate...More

4  Thank kzsull01
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum with my 11 year old son, who's into the military and history at the moment, and was pleasantly surprised. Lots of displays and models to see. Plus, there's a bunch of tanks and other equipment outside to see. Admission is free...More

2  Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Located in the Camp Mabry complex it easyd to get to off Mo Pac, exit 38th st. It has areally good collection of WW II things. There are no tours I know, just go on your own. There are several rooms plus outside exhiets such...More

2  Thank MarineAustin
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Today I visited a museum that made me feel humbled. On the grounds of the local national guard base I spent a good hour just viewing and comprehending just how much our national guard in general and Texas contributes towards our defense. In a quiet...More

2  Thank James P
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Texas has a long and checkered military history dating to before the Alamo and on into Afghanistan. The National Guard has served the state very well in both war and peace and this museum displays their history in a nice way. Lots of relics from...More

2  Thank Stiglitz11
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great attraction. There are several vehicles to look at. You can climb into the back of one of the trucks and kids can sit in a simulation plane for a photo op. It is great for anyone interested in history or military....More

3  Thank Deffi1030
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Anne T
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Response from 814jamesu | Reviewed this property |
hi ! Thank you for the question. Yes it is air conditioned but probably not under 78 There is no cafe.
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