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Volunteers Needed

Looking to volunteer? Are you interested in Texas history or military history? Like talking with people? Do you have at least 4 hours a week of time to donate? Then the Texas Military Forces Museum is for you. The Museum … Continue reading

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Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

THE TEXAS MILITARY DEPARTMENT AND THE GARRISON COMMAND HAVE CHOSEN TO CANCEL CAMP MABRY OPEN HOUSE/MUSTER DAY  Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops … Continue reading

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Battleground 1863

The Texas Military Forces Museum will explore the weapons and tactics of the American Civil War with a special program -Battleground 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 2-3.  Visitors will get a chance to get an up close and personal … Continue reading

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Holiday Hours

The museum will be closed on Christmas Day but open regular hours the rest of the holiday season. We will also be OPEN on Monday December 23th and Monday December 30 from 10-4.

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Close Assault 1944

Remember the true meaning of Veteran’s Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas … Continue reading

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4th of July

The museum will be OPEN regular hours 10 am to 4 pm  all of the holiday week including on Thursday July 4th and Friday July 5th.

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Researching WWII US Military Service

The museum staff are often asked how to find out information about a relative who served in WWII. We  have put together a slide show with some useful information and links.    

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Hands on History

Come see and handle some of the most famous weapons in military history. The Texas Military Forces Museum will be opening it’s gun vault up for one night- July 20, 2019 from 6pm to 9 pm. Climb inside a M4A3 Sherman tank, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

The museum will be open to the public on Monday May 27th from 10 am to 4 pm. No special events are planned on Monday but our Close Assault event will be held on May 25-26th.

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Close Assault 1944

Show times are at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. both days. Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on … Continue reading

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