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Live History - Take your Kids to the Drive In

The first drive in was established in the U.S. in 1933, and they are now almost all gone in... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Cairo, Egypt
Very enjoyable excursion

We needed a stop-over between Fort Davis and Dallas and picked Abilene purely because of this... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Steve M
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2902 Vogel St, Abilene, TX 79603-1716
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

The first drive in was established in the U.S. in 1933, and they are now almost all gone in America. Thank you to Town and Country for keeping this old U.S. tradition alive, for future generations to experience. Do read up on the history, before...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

We needed a stop-over between Fort Davis and Dallas and picked Abilene purely because of this drive-in cinema. We left with our decision very validated. It's great value and a lot of fun, even if you're in a normal sedan like us, it looked especially...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Fun to go with family until the sun goes down. Don't park in the back, stay close to snack hut. Food reasonable prices and good, Cheese burger very good and pizza tasted good for frozen pizza. Only thing besides the getto ambiance was the fact...More

Thank Sckotty
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I have ever been to a drive-in theater. I really enjoyed it. It was easy to get to easy to get in and easy to park. They use radio stations to broadcast the audio. I enjoyed being able to control...More

Thank khristystrange
Reviewed December 2, 2016

This is my favorite place to watch movies with the family. We just bring our lawn chairs for me and my husband and my kids lay in the back of our SUV. It's just so nice to be able to talk during a movie, without...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Extremely disappointed!! I have visited this venue many times before and have had a fairly pleasant experience, but on this visit they apparently were having issues with the acceptance of payment other than cash. The only payment I had was a cc and I had...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been here multiple times and always enjoy going. I have no complaints against the drive in itself but I did encounter rude patrons. There were some that left their lights on, the kind that are in the rear, there was...More

Thank leigh1973
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Pack up the sleeping bags, pillows and lawn chairs. It's always fun to take the kids out to the Drive-In and watch from the back of the truck. We have been coming here for years and will continue to visit. Family fun foe everyone :)

Thank Lisserlou
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Went yo a drive-in for the first time in about 40 years. No more outside speakers. You use your radio now. GREAT movie. Did not stay for the second feature. Would like to see those potholes fixed.

Thank Carl G
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I have been taking my kids to the Town & Country for about seven years now. Always have first run movies and reasonably priced. Love the concession food and it's prices are much, much more reasonable than the "walk-in" competitors.

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Raymond R
May 20, 2017|
Response from khristystrange | Reviewed this property |
You don't want to be too early but if you're purchasing food you'll want to be about 15 minutes early