About Frontier Texas

Frontier Texas! is a world class interactive museum and visitor center located in downtown Abilene, Texas.

Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas is a western heritage center that allows visitors to relive the Old West through the magic of state-of-the-art technology. Frontier Texas brings the frontier to life and lets visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier. Frontier Texas also serves as the official visitor center for Abilene and the Texas Forts Trail Region.

NEW EXHIBITS ARE NOW OPEN! "Blood & Treasure on the Frontier" features a new high definition, surround-sound welcome theater. The new "Early Texas" exhibit area showcases the natural history of the region including artifacts, interactive discovery stations and beautiful large murals by local artist HC Zachry and much more.

Frontier Texas is a 501(C)3 Nonprofit organization located at 625 North First Street, Abilene, TX. The facility is operated under the direction of a board of directors consisting of volunteer from throughout the community. The museum has a staff of 4 full time and 3 part time employees.

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Location and Mailing Address:
625 North First Street
Abilene, TX 79601


Staff: (email: frontiertexas.com)
Jeff Salmon, Executive Director (jeff@)
Chris Allen, Operations Manager (chris@)
Pam Thomas, Museum Education (pam@)
Patrice Sharbutt, Accounting (patrice@)
Bekah Tribble, Visitor Services Manager (bekah@)