Frontier Texas! is a world class interactive museum and visitor center located in downtown Abilene, Texas. Legends, History, Adventure!
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.
Whats the high in your area today? 92 degrees here in Abilene.
Who else is enjoying the cooler weather?
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Today we took our docents to Paint Rock and met the sweetest owner, Kay Campbell. #traveltexas
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Here's a previous summer camp! We still have a few spots open, camp starts on Monday! http://frontiertexas.com/events/summer-camps
How much rain have you gotten?
Learn more here: https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/apj01
Rainfall averaging almost 9 inches fell over 66,000 square miles, causing the Brazos River to overflow its banks.
May 18th- September 2nd, all active military, and up to 5 family members are free! Learn more here: https://www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums/list
We still have a few spaces left in our summer camps! http://frontiertexas.com/events/summer-camps
May 18th- September 2nd, all active military, and up to 5 family members are free!
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Day 2 is underway! #calf2019
Have you seen the Birds of Prey at Frontier Texas? #calf2019
Come experience the charm of Abilene!
texastraveltalk.com Abilene Texas is a perfect summer travel destination and it's part of the Summer Travel Planner from the Texas Travel Talk community.
Learn more about Robert S. Neighbors here: https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fne08
Find tickets to the 2019 Kerrville Folk Art Festival: https://www.kerrvillefolkfestival.org
Join us for Cowboy Camp! Click here to get a registration form and to find out more: http://frontiertexas.com/events/summer-camps
Hurry before it fills up!
Have you visited the fort and the Fort Griffin Flats? Learn more here: https://www.thc.texas.gov/historic-sites/fort-griffin-state-historic-site
CALF Children's Art & Literacy Festival in Storybook Capital of America is a week away! Is your family ready?
CALF to-do list:
1. Pick up your registration order starting Monday at the T&P Depot, 1101 N. 1st St.
2. Register for the costume contest! Details at www.abilenecalf.com. All participants will receive a cool tiger charm to add to their lanyard!
3. Download the GooseChase scavenger hunt to your phone. The game starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6. Earn points by completing missions with your team/family. Grand prize: Five signed Peter Brown books!!!
Thank you for your sacrifice.
Open Daily. Monday- Saturday 9-6pm & Sunday 1-5pm.
Final day of school tours! Thank you to all the schools districts that visited Frontier Texas.
Some historical perspective on tornadoes in Texas. Just a few photos of many tornadoes. Comment with tornadoes you remember. Data on 1950-2015 tornadoes in Texas thanks to www.tornadohistoryproject.com
Learn more here: https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fpa07
Thanks, Texas Highways Magazine!
texashighways.com My children stepped foot in Abilene for the first time in their short lives last June for a quick three-night visit. Now, even though it’s been a year, mention Abilene to them and you’ll get a happy earful of stories. This fond association traces directly to the Children’s Art & Literacy Festi...
The historic Paramount Theatre is open and hosts performances and film. Visit here: http://paramount-abilene.org
Floral biology of cotton. Lots of folk ask us about the cotton farming in the area.
Floral Biology of cotton~original post by Penninckx Jean Luc
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Starting Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day, active duty and family (up to 5 members) will receive free admission as part of the Blue Star Museum Program. To find all participating museums: https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/blue-star-museums
Have you been to the capitol? Post your photos below!
Photo credit: Austin History Center
We are proud to be a part of Abilene!
bigcountryhomepage.com Abilene has been named to the top five on a list of Cities for Living the American Dream in a recent study.
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ACAC helps promote and encourage art in Abilene to enhance the image of Abilene as a center for the Arts.
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We share the real stories of what was once the Texas frontier and offer tips on the fun things to see and do today in Central West Texas.