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“Great history lesson”
Review of Frontier Texas!

Frontier Texas!
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Abilene
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Wilmington, De
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great history lesson”
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Never knew much about the history of Texas until I went here. Recently updated exhibit's are great. A great place to take a family.

Visited August 2013
Thank Grevis
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English first
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215 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Really enjoyed this little museum.”
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

This is a very nice interactive museum with lots of info about the history of Texas. We really enjoyed it.

Visited August 2013
Thank Tjshade
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Texas Size Surprise”
Reviewed 6 August 2013

This attraction was a great surprise. The technology used includes holograms which keep your attention and teach about the regions history. It is a lot of fun too! Great for young kids!

Visited June 2013
Thank ART G
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Abilene, Texas, United States
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“neat to see”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

If you like to learn about history then you would enjoy this. I thought it was pretty cool to learn more about what used to be here in Abilene. It was better than I thought it would be, but nothing worth visiting more than once!

Visited June 2013
Thank Brittany W
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Yucca Valley, California
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87 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Loved this!”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

What a GREAT museum! So many fun exhibits. We went with a 2 and 10 year old and they both enjoyed it. Prices are reasonable, too. Not sure how often they do "other events" but we happened to be there during the Children's Art & Literature Festival so they had a free feeding/petting zoo in the back as well. Bonus!

Visited June 2013
Thank Docsbob
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