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Texas Military Forces Museum

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Address: 2200 W 35th St, Building 6 Camp Mabry, Austin, TX 78703-1222
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+1 512-782-5659
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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Great place to spend an afternoon

Free admission, nice collection, and very educational. Loved this place and will certainly visit again when I am in town next year.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Vette96drvr
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Dexter, Michigan
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Dexter, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Free admission, nice collection, and very educational. Loved this place and will certainly visit again when I am in town next year.

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Buda, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have visited this place several times. Nice museum of Texas military. You can walk the grounds and look at the various planes and military items. There is also a free fishing fond for little kids. All you need is an ID to get on the facility. It is an active reserve base, so you will be military personnel. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a military museum at 35th and MOPAC in Austin, TX. It is part of a National Guard facility I believe. Going in, I thought this would be just a simple local museum. WRONG! It is excellent museum that military buffs visiting Austin must see. It is not only a military history of Texas, but covers our world wars... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We weer out to find a place to walk and enjoy the a Sunday in the sun. However it rained all day. We were told of the museum on the bus tour the week before so we though it would pass an hour to see if the rain would stop. We styed for over two hours and could not care... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great place for everyone but guests will really enjoy the history here and the many vehicles, map, artillery, etc. as you tour this venue just off MoPac and 35th Street. Take plenty of time to see everything and be sure to take the kiddos as they love it too and will learn a lot about Texas and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We made our first visit there recently and caught it on a day when they were having a top-notch WW2 reenactment. It was very very cool, and we will certainly go back to work our way through the entire museum.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Visited solo on a muggy rainy day in February and I am glad I did. It was a very well put together military museum and you even were able to climb up and sit in some of the displays! Everyone on base was really nice and helpful too!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a really neat place to visit. The people are friendly and knowledgable. There are quite a few artifacts and a great atmosphere. Plan on a couple of hours, and make sure that you take a walk outside and look at the tanks. There is no cost, but they do accept donations.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great place to come,if your into WW2 and beyond history,lots of tanks,jeeps,half tracks,and weapons.Lots of knowlege from the staff.They put on a couple of reenactment of WW2 battles through out the year.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The museum is unexpectedly large and well done, free of charge, and a great place to visit with family.

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