Brigadier General John C. L. Scribner Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin, TX, USA
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Quick Description: This important museum is located in Fort Mabry, Austin, Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2015 3:02:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMNDJ7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Access to this free museum requires a photo ID for all adults, for entry onto Camp Mabry which is a military establishment.

The street address is:
Camp Mabry
2200 W 35th St
Austin TX 78763 512-782-5659

Free tours can be arranged for groups larger than 15, Tues-Friday by calling the museum.

The exhibits include military equipment, clothing, exhibits dedicated to the 49th Armored Division, the Cold War, Global War on Terror, a WWII Pacific Theater exhibit, Artillery, a TX Navy Exhibit, 36th Infantry Div Gallery, massive collections of books, a card file for each member of the 36th Div in WWII, and WWI, many donated papers, letters and memorabilia, and more than 7000 catalogued photos. The library and archives are open via appointment for research to all members of the public.

The museum is the home to the Freedom Train car for TX.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10am to 4pm (closed Monday)

Open all year: Except for some holidays

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