• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The park auditorium is undergoing major rehabilitation and can only accommodate 15 persons watching the film at once. We play it every half hour, or on an as needed basis. Completion date; spring 2015. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Public Transportation

A living history soldier takes children on an authenic army wagon ride.

Photo by Joe E. Jay

via Air: You can fly into either El Paso or Midland/Odessa, then rent a car and follow the directions to Fort Davis. If you have a private plane, both Alpine and Marfa have municipal airports.
via Train: Amtrak has service from San Antonio and Los Angeles that stops in Alpine. You can rent a car and take Highway 118 North to Fort Davis. (About 1/2 hour)

Did You Know?

9th Cavalry on parade Fort Davis in the 1870s.

Units of the 9th and 10th Cavalry and 24th and 25th Infantry served at Fort Davis from 1867 through 1885. Organized after the Civil War with African American soldiers with white officers, these units compiled a notable record on the Indian frontier.