Abilene, Texas

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Abilene, Texas, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village
    133 North William Street, Buffalo Gap, TX 79508
    325-572-3365, Buffalo Gap Historic Village features over 15 historic buildings for you to explore, a collection of more than 15,000 artifacts, and a gift shop with old fashioned... more info  map

  • Historic Fort Phantom Hill
    10818 FM 600, Abilene, TX 79601
    Located 12 Miles North of Abilene
    325-677-1309, "One of the most pristine historic sites in Texas," Fort Phantom Hill was one of the second line of forts laid out in the early 1850’s to protect the... more info

  • Paramount Theatre
    352 Cyprus Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-676-9620, An Abilene Historic Landmark, the Paramount Theatre is on the National Register of Historic Places. Weekend classic films, art film series, plays and concerts presented... more info  map

  • Swenson House
    1726 Swenson Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-676-3775, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Mission Style house occupies a full city block and features an elaborate entry hall with a large split... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Abilene Public Library
    202 Cedar Avenue, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-677-2474, You'll find a large variety of reading materials and adult and children services and programs at this full service library that focuses on current, high demand materials... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
    1289 North Second Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-677-6515, Recognizing one of the most feared fighting machines of World War II, this memorial museum pays tribute to the 12th Armored Division and features the Division's... more info  map

  • Center for Contemporary Arts, The
    220 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-677-8389, Unique contemporary art gallery that features three galleries and 13 working artist studios. Monthly exhibits by local, regional, and national artists are displayed in... more info  map

  • Elks Art Center
    1174 North First Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-676-3775, Full service art center that provides a forum to all art groups for events, performances, and rehearsals plus features a ballroom that is available for community use... more info  map

  • Grace Museum, The
    102 Cypress Street, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-673-4587, Formerly the Grace Hotel, this museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features three outstanding museums inside. The art museum features... more info  map

  • Museums of Abilene
    102 Cypress at N. 1st, Abilene, TX 79601
    325-673-4587, Three museums housed together offer visitors the opportunity to see all types of are and historical and scientific exhibits. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Abilene Zoo
    2070 Zoo Lane, Nelson Park, Abilene, TX 79602
    325-676-6085, Many of the more 900 animals in this 13-acre zoo are in moat-type exhibit areas rather than cages. more info  map


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