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12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

  • 1289 N. 2nd St.Abilene
  • 325-677-6515
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**IMPORTANT UPDATE** In the best interest of their patrons, volunteers, and staff, the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 19, 2020 as they continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. 


Experience World War II through the eyes of the 12th Armored Division 'Hellcats' as you explore the three floors of this remarkable museum. Artifacts, photographs, oral histories, weapons, uniforms, vehicles, dioramas and a Holocaust memorial bring the story to life and honors the sacrifice of the great men and women who comprised the 12th.  The Hellcat PX gift shop offers an array of books about the division, t-shirts, collectibles and children’s toys.

Abilene Aquatic Adventures

  • 325-676-6484
  • Attractions

Adventure Cove - 2742 S. 9th St.
Hours: Sun. - Mon., 1 to 7 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Families will get to enjoy a leisure pool with a zero-depth beach entry, a lazy river, a pair of water slides, a covered patio, and a new bathhouse. The facility has been designed with the future in mind, providing space to eventually add features and expand the lazy river.

Splash Pads
Splash pads are open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week. 2020 season is Mid-April to Mid-October.

Nelson Splash Pad - 2070 Zoo Ln.
Redbud Splash Pad - 3125 S. 32nd St.
Scarborough Splash Pad - 5402 Hartford St.
Sears Splash Pad - 2250 Ambler Ave.
Stevenson Splash Pads - 441 E.N. 7th St.


 


 

 

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Abilene Bowling Lanes

  • 279 RuidosaAbilene
  • 325-692-5100
  • Other

Lanes: 20

 

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Abilene Community Theatre

  • 809 Barrow St.Abilene
  • 325-673-6271
  • Nightlife

Abilene Skate Park

  • Rose Park, S. 7th and MockingbirdAbilene
  • Park Hours Apply

  • Free Admission

  • Other

City owned skate park - Skating at your own risk

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Abilene Speedway

  • 6825 W. Hwy 80Abilene
  • 325-692-8800
  • Other

Dirt Track racing at its best! Saturday nights, late February through September. Four of the six races every Saturday are IMCA sanctioned races. Special events are held through out the year.

Abilene-Jump-Zone

  • 2636 Barrow St.Abilene
  • 325-232-8013
  • Other
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Amy Graves Ryan Little Theatre

  • 1642 Sayles Blvd.Abilene
  • 325-793-3889
  • Nightlife