Historical Attractions in ABILENE with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Abilene, Texas!)

Abilene is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Lone Star State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Abilene’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Abilene when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Fort Concho

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    (80 miles) San Angelo

    The national historic landmark includes a visitor center, museum and parade grounds. 17 buildings on the fort grounds have been restored and 5 have been reconstructed, giving an authentic feel for ...

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  • The Grace Museum

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    Abilene

    THE GRACE MUSEUM houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum.

  • National Center for Childrens Illustrated Literature

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    Abilene

    The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature collaborates with award-winning artists to produce exhibitions of their artwork that are distinctive, appealing to museum visitors of all ...