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Texas Military Forces Museum

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Very Comprehensive History

After touring this museum, I am surprised there were not more movies produced about the war between... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Museum better on the inside than expected

This museum did not look like much on the outside but was much nicer than expected when we got... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lewis Center, Ohio
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2200 W 35th St, Building 6 Camp Mabry, Austin, TX 78703-1222
+1 512-782-5659
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After touring this museum, I am surprised there were not more movies produced about the war between Mexico and Texas and later, the U.S. there is a lot of reading in this self-guided museum, but everything you ever wanted to know about the major wars...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum did not look like much on the outside but was much nicer than expected when we got inside, and bigger than expected. It had some great exhibits and the staff was friendly. The only downside is that it is on an actual active...More

Thank spike9090
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on my own on a little tour I planned whilst staying with some relatives in burnet. Really great atmosphere and really well set out. Saw and read some things I had no idea about. Happy days!

Thank Triggytriggster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time at this very well designed military museum that features WWII. It includes an awesome tank display of over two dozen tanks and armored vehicles, including a Germany half-track. This museum was the highlight of my Austin visit.

Thank AlP054
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free museum on site at Camp Mabry. It’s located across the street from the lodging, which is convenient if you’re staying on base. (As a side, I don’t particularly recommend lodging on base unless you’re just looking for a dirt cheap motel)...More

Thank StephOliver17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an incredible museum with an understated history. The 36th *definitely* did their part and the museum staff has done its part telling the tale from the Alamo in 1836 through Iraq and Afghanistan. Get into this museum and you'll be glad you did.

1  Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This was a great place to get out of the heat and learn about the men and women who protect our country. The kids (16 & 17) had a fun time exploring all of the rooms, sitting in a cockpit, and trying on different uniform....More

1  Thank FunInTheSun0000
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My son and I visited here, amazing place and all provided by volunteers and donations. It was quite when we visited and one of the volunteers spent an hour with us just on the the exhibits and time of the Alamo, sorry I don't have...More

2  Thank John T
Reviewed 12 September 2018

It is free but the value for your commitment is enormous. A price to pay - you have to introduce yourself at the checkpoint and show your driver license. Inside it is a great collection of US (Texas leveraged) exhibits. That was the place where...More

1  Thank Altabeef
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The museum is great. It covers the history of the 36th National Guard.The section I enjoyed most was the Civil War especially the Confederate uniforms. The outside tank park is cool as well. The staff are lovely.

1  Thank Steve D
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Anne T
16 July 2015|
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Response from 814jamesu | Reviewed this property |
hi ! Thank you for the question. Yes it is air conditioned but probably not under 78 There is no cafe.