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Frontier Texas!

625 N. 1st Street, Abilene, TX 79601
+1 325-437-2800
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Was here on business stopped off to check this place out. 10$ to get in lots of information about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hollie P
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Small but well done

I was in Abilene on a whim and decided to see what this joint was about. It's basically an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jadecod
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times and learn something new each time. Get ready for the little ones to ask lots of questions....but plenty of things for them to see and experience. The videos make the whole experience worth while. Will go again next time I visit...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went during closing hours, but we still had so much fun! We took a ton of pics with the buffalo & my daughter & I played on the skull & ran around the yard that they have there. We stayed there for about 20...More

Thank KayDarlene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even with glowing Trip Advisor reviews you won't be prepared for how awesome this amazing historical treasure turns out to be! The displays and holographic presentations are state-of-the-art. The flow is wonderful, the information easy for most 3rd graders and up to read. Expect to...More

Thank PhoodieGirl23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be in a hurry, it will take you 15min, drag your feet and read all the plaques, sit in video a few times and time. This is not like a real museum where they have lost of artifacts, this is mostly pictures. On a...More

Thank Sckotty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place for the whole family to visit. Not too big and doesn't take too much time to do, but it's history is so fascinating.

Thank Agatag
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KayDarlene
19 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
11 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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