Author Archives: Lisa Sharik
Although the museum is normally closed on Monday’s, we will be OPEN from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday November 11th for Veterans Day. Help us honor all our veteran’s on this important day.
The Texas Military Forces Museum will be one of 10 museum stores in Austin taking part in Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. We will be offering 25% off everything in our gift shop on the 25th. You can … Continue reading
Purchase with purpose. Amazon donates to Texas Military Forces Museum when you shop for back to school supplies at Amazon Smile Its back to school time and when you shop on Amazon for school supplies or anything else you can … Continue reading
This small collection of coins was donated in 2001 and is part of the current museum staff’s ongoing effort to catalog previously unrecorded artifacts in the museum collection. The coins only had a donation date and that they were associated … Continue reading
To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the 36th Infantry Divisions service in WWI we present “Over There-1918” A Living History program of the “Great War” experience of the US soldier. On October 7, 1918, the newly created 36th Infantry … Continue reading
Tuesday December 3rd is #GivingTuesday. Please consider supporting the Texas Military Forces Museum on Giving Tuesday. The museum receives no money from the State of Texas other than the salary of the 3 staff members. We are supported by the … Continue reading
People often do not realize how much information you can find in an old photograph. As you research your relative’s service keep this in mind. The image above is of seated soldiers from WWII. On the front it nicely gives … Continue reading
The museum will be open to the public on Monday September 2nd- Labor Day.