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April 2016

Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

Apr 16 2016 @ 8:00 am - Apr 17 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Updated Schedule for Sunday due to weather concerns Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops were ‘mustered’ or called to report.  Over the years, the mustering of the troops became obsolete. However, the Texas Military Forces Museum as part of the Texas Military Forces  yearly Open House at Camp Mabry, holds a Muster Day where reenactors of all periods from the Texas Revolution  through current times…

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May 2016

Close Assault 1944

May 28 2016 @ 11:00 am - May 29 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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, now in its ninth year, 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…

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July 2016

Hands on History

Jul 16 2016 @ 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 16, 2016 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…

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February 2017

As Time Goes By- 1940’s Supper Club/Sweetheart Dinner Dance

February 11 @ 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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$85

SOLD OUT   As Time Goes By is a 1940s themed supper club/ dinner dance benefiting the Texas Military Forces Museum and its non-profit 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 to 300. Tickets are $85 each and may be purchased at the museum, by phone or…

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March 2017

Guns of 1863

March 11 - March 12
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Navy Band Southwest Concert

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Navy Band Southwest gives you a taste of New Orleans with the 32nd Street Brass Band! This brass band’s strolling performances will have you thinking you are on Bourbon Street celebrating Mardi Gras. With the addition of a full drum kit for our stage shows, you’ll feel like you’re in a club in the French Quarter. The 32nd Street Brass Band performs upbeat music for homecoming ship arrivals and community events. By incorporating the styles of jazz, funk, Dixieland, and…

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April 2017

Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

April 22 - April 23
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops were ‘mustered’ or called to report.  Over the years, the mustering of the troops became obsolete. However, the Texas Military Forces Museum as part of the Texas Military Forces  yearly Open House at Camp Mabry, holds a Muster Day where reenactors of all periods from the Texas Revolution  through current times can display their historical uniforms, weapons and equipment and show…

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May 2017

Close Assault 1944

May 27 @ 11:00 am - May 28 @ 4:00 pm
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, now in its eighth year, 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…

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July 2017

Mabry Mixer- History Happy Hour

July 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us on July 12, 2017 5:30 –7:30 pm for a Mabry Mixer Happy Hour! SPEAKER: Author Glyn Haynie will discuss and sign copies of his new book “When I Turned Nineteen, a Vietnam War Memoir”. Glyn Haynie served twenty years in the U.S. Army, retiring March 1, 1989. During his career, he served in the Infantry and later as a Drill Instructor, a First Sergeant, and an Instructor at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA). He was…

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Hands on History

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$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 15, 2017 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…

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