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Frontier Texas!

Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Interesting bit of history

This museum is a fair depiction of the region and the city. The holographic exhibits are a unique... read more

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Tiffin, Ohio
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Great bit of Texas history!

This place was great! Lots of great bits of Texas Frontier history and the holograms are very well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean M
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“great museum”(18 reviews)
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...more
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625 N 1st St, Abilene, TX 79601-6041
+1 325-437-2800
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 June 2007

We (Irish family of 5; 2 adults, 7, 11, 13yo) were travelling across Texas and stopped in Abilene. Very impressed with Frontier Texas. Via some very imaginative exhibits it tells the story of the area and the different peoples who lived there in a very...More

6  Thank aherlowbogs
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Its a long story, so I'll just give the bullet points. My family and I were on Spring Break and drove to Abilene just for this museum. Had received a brochure I requested that said last ticket is sold at 5 pm, we got there...More

4  Thank fire26man
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Reviewed today via mobile

This museum is a fair depiction of the region and the city. The holographic exhibits are a unique way of telling multiple stories. I appreciated that there were several ways to lean the information and that if you missed it in the reading it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great! Lots of great bits of Texas Frontier history and the holograms are very well done. Something I'd recommend to anyone visiting Abilene no matter what your reason!

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't understand how holograms are made but the museum brings life to these western frontier people. A lot more interesting than reading about them in a book. Never really realized how mean the Comanche were. All fazes of the old west...very interesting. Well worth the...More

Thank RGL127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Kids range from 6 to 17. Everyone had a good time. Some of the displays were too close together and it was hard to hear one if the other was running. Glad we went but we wouldn't do it twice

Thank keatingclan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful time learning about Texas history and the museum is full of interesting artifacts.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Spent time walking through learning history and Enjoying the entire experience. The gift shop is cool....lots of things to look at or purchase! A Definite if your in Abilene and have at least an hour!!!!

Thank Charleen G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Very informative, keeps the attention of younger children. Just a wonderful place to visit and learn about Abilene and Texas history. The gift shop is also awesome

Thank lisa d
Reviewed 20 September 2018

They had life size holograms tot tell their stories of different individuals including a Comanche Chief, a pioneer woman who lost her 1st husband & 2 sons to an Indian attack & was taken captive, but was finally released. Also very informative background language over...More

Thank lamarr406
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lots of interesting history, with amazing holography telling the story. There is a lot of reading to do as well, so would probably be boring for younger children. Two hours well spent.

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This is a must see and do. The experience is out of this world with so much information and interactive things it’s great for all people and all ages.

Thank James C
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Charlene K
25 August 2018|
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Response from Q8369YGchristopherl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Went to their website and they have this posted: Hours: Saturday 9AM–6PM Sunday 1–5PM Monday 9AM–6PM Tuesday 9AM–6PM Wednesday 9AM–6PM Thursday 9AM–6PM Friday 9AM–6PM
1 August 2018|
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Response from WendyHappiness1 | Reviewed this property |
If you are travelling with elementary aged kids, then 2 hours is the minimum. Look at all the hologram spirit guides and don't miss the last film near the exit. All spirit guides return to tell their story. That film is... More
1 August 2018|
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Response from mlwalton | Reviewed this property |
What a neat place. Allow yourself a good two, maybe three hours.
30 June 2018|
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Response from Q8369YGchristopherl | Reviewed this property |
When I went we did not have our pets with us and I did not see anyone with them. Sorry I could not be of more help.
30 June 2018|
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Response from fauziat | Reviewed this property |
I think only service dogs are allowed in the museum.