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National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

Address: North First and Cedar streets, Abilene, TX
Phone: +1 325-673-4586
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    • jbwhitehouse
      Dallas, Texas

      A happy Place

      Note that due to Covid19 the opening hours are different than posted in travel resources. Be sure to stop by this free museum. It has delightful illustrations and information about illustrators of c...

      Reviewed on /Date(1595754649000+0800)/
    • Dan P
      Dan P
      Denton, United States

      Relaxing park atmosphere

      On 2 separate occasions we enjoyed a quiet stroll through this area. The sculptures are nice conversation pieces for all ages with fountains, benches and the frequent train adding to the atmosphere

      Reviewed on /Date(1590554030000+0800)/
    • mel2745

      Many photo ops available.

      Enjoyed photographing my favorites; some are in shaded areas, and others are in full sun. Park benches available near the fountain to stop, bird watch, and enjoy a break.

      Reviewed on /Date(1590496454000+0800)/
    • Nanci L
      Nanci L

      The first of its kind in the nation!

      The NCCIL celebrates the artistic achievements of children's book illustrators through exhibits of their original artwork.

      Reviewed on /Date(1565925735000+0800)/
    • kdrio
      Grand Prairie, Texas

      Deerecollecter goes to see Dr Suess

      The Center was closed when we arrived, but we did walk thru the park across the street and enjoyed seeing all of the statues of our favorite Dr Suess Characters and the other characters there.

      Reviewed on /Date(1552982234000+0800)/

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