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May 2018

Close Assault 1944

May 26 2018 - May 27 2018
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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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 the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard during World War II. The free program features members of the Texas Military Forces Living History Detachment exhibiting the uniform and equipment worn by the American GI in the European Theater of the Second World War, as…

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June 2018

Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour

Jun 13 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour   Ever wondered what happens to the artifacts not on exhibit at a museum? What does a museum do with all those extra items? How are they stored? What stories do they have to tell? The answers to these questions and many more can be found at our next Mabry Mixer event.  Behind the scenes tours will happen every 30 minutes beginning at 6:00. We will also have wonderful complimentary hor d'oeuvers, beer, wine…

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July 2018

Hands on History

Jul 21 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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$5.00

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 21, 2018 from 6pm to 9 pm. Climb inside a M4A3 Sherman tank, a German Hetzer, WWII and post war era jeeps, a Kiowa and Raven helicopter, US and German halftracks and M113 and more. Weapons from the Civil War through the War on Terror will be available to touch and pick up.…

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September 2018

Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour

Sep 19 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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  Join us on September 19th to learn about dances popular during the Civil War 1860-1865. We will have a live "caller", period music, food and drinks. Mabry Mixers are free to our members and $10 for all others. Not yet a member? join here: Join the Foundation

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October 2018

Over There 1918

Oct 6 2018 - Oct 7 2018

On October 7, 1918, the newly created 36th Infantry Division entered combat for the first time as part of the French 4th Army, which was advancing on the left flank of the U.S. 1st Army during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.  Over the next 24 days the division would break the German lines near the village of St. Etienne and then pursue the enemy to Aisne River, where the 36th would smash a German bridgehead near Foret Farm.  On October 6-7, 2018…

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December 2018

Merry Mabry Mixer

Dec 12 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us for our annual Holiday Mabry Mixer. Ben Milam whiskey will be on hand for a bourbon /whiskey tasting and we will have live jazz playing. As always savories, sweet, beer, wine and soft drinks are complimentary. Foundation members are free, all others pay $10 at the door. Go to tmfhf.org to join. Please RSVP by December 5th.

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February 2019

As Time Goes By – Sweetheart Dinner Dance and Gala

Feb 9 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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$100

SOLD OUT- Call to see if there have been any cancellations As Time Goes By is a 1940s themed dinner dance gala benefiting the Texas Military Forces Museum, hosted by the Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation. The 20 piece Sentimental Journey Orchestra will transport you back in time to World War II. Dancing, a superb dinner by Austin Catering, silent auction, souvenir glass and photo booth will make this the perfect evening. Seating is limited. Tickets are $100 each and…

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Austin Opera Event

Feb 27 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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March 2019

BATTLEGROUND 1863

Mar 2 2019 - Mar 3 2019
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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The Texas Military Forces Museum present a living history event of the Civil War -Battleground 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 2-3. Visitors will get a chance to get an up close and personal look at how soldiers on both sides lived during the war, as well as see firing demonstrations of some of the Civil War’s most famous weapons. In addition the museum’s living history volunteers will explain the uniforms and equipment used by the troops, why they carried…

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Spy Pilot Talk

Mar 7 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us for a talk by author Francis Gary Powers, jr. on his new book detailing the famous U2 mission of his father, Francis Gary Powers during the Cold War.   The event is free and will take place inside the museum.  Mr. Powers will sign books afterwards Powers in his office.

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