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Fort Concho

630 S Oakes St, San Angelo, TX 76903-7013
+1 325-481-2646
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A Good View of Frontier Military History

Fort Concho, which dates back to 1867, is a National Historic Landmark now operated by the city of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CJTravelerTexas
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Bryan, Texas
Great reconstruction

Sometimes a fort can just be more of the same. But the photos, the variety of buildings, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michaelhuston
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Midland, Texas
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630 S Oakes St, San Angelo, TX 76903-7013
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+1 325-481-2646
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"in december"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fort Concho, which dates back to 1867, is a National Historic Landmark now operated by the city of San Angelo. This partially restored military fortification gives visitors a glimpse into early military life in the West. In addition to the Visitors Center which has special...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes a fort can just be more of the same. But the photos, the variety of buildings, the docents, make a trip to this place worthwhile.

Thank Michaelhuston
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always nice to see a community proud of its history and, as the video in the information centre shows, there a lots of local volunteers involved with this great attraction. Do start at the visitor centre before tackling this large site. The docent in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't plan to visit Fort Concho as a destination, but were passing through the area so we decided to check it out. Unfortunately it was a holiday, so the visitor center and buildings were closed. (It's usually open Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:00 and Sunday 1:00-5:00). We...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I'm a fan of historical sites and this one was right up my alley. We were in San Angelo visiting my daughter who is a student at ASU and stopped by on whim. According to the sign, the parking lot was across the street but...More

Thank sunobo
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fort Concho is a perfect example of military life on the frontier. Each of the restored buildings gives visitors the opportunity to actually see how soldiers lived and worked. The library collection is available for researchers - even includes original letters written by the Commander's...More

Thank Denise B
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

On arrival we received such a warm welcome and interest in our coming from England to visit. Bob the docent we were helped by was a star. His enthusiasm and knowledge went beyond the call of duty and he brought the place back to life...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Each Room is full of history at Fort Concho...Very well preserved....Well worth your time...Come and SEE

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a popular place to go, but it isn't my thing. Full disclosure: I'm not big on history so my review is a bit skewed. I have visited this place twice...once during the first few weeks I moved here and once during Christmas at...More

Thank Sheraz C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

been to the Christmas at old fort Concho several times and it has been fun. Also visited with family over the years and every time I go there is some new historical building has been added.

Thank Anne W
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texas_bound65
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Yes Fort Concho is pet-friendly on the grounds. Please remember to pick up after your pooch.
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Response from Joanna K | Reviewed this property |
There are several parking areas around the fort, including across Oakes Street, as mentioned above. The farmer's market is not open yet for the season, so the only people parking there should be people who work in the area... More
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