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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
Phone Number: 830-997-2835
Today
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Centrally located, this museum houses a variety of traveling exhibits.

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Part of small town history

Learn some interesting facts about Fredericksburg and enjoy them with some of the best historians in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
WDFerguson
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Elgin, Texas
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Crossville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This building is a replica of the original Vereins Kirche but it has the cornerstone of the original building placed within it. Centrally located on Main Street, it is important that you stop here and see what Fredericksburg is all about. The people in Fredericksburg are proud of their heritage and are always willing to answer any questions about their... More 

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Elgin, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
56 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Learn some interesting facts about Fredericksburg and enjoy them with some of the best historians in town.

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Hooks, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
33 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

You have to go to Verrins Kirche. We were met by a 94 year old historian. He was a hoot !! He was so informative and funny. We both decided he was definitely a highlight of our trip and we so glad we snuck in for a look around.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

nice overview and some interesting collections. Check out the secret found by the first letter of a number of street names, it is discussed on a panel to your left after you enter.

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Everyone should stop in here when in Fredericksburg. The curators had lots of interesting stories. It was free, but they accept donations.

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Carrollton, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great find for history buffs; not your typical tourist trap. The sculptures, dioramas and artifacts were in excellent condition.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Well documented overview of the early history of Fredericksburg. In conjunction with the Pioneer Museum Complex visitors get an excellent representation of the early days of the Fredericksburg area and community.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The relocated church building has a nice expo inside giving some historic perspective to the establishment of the town and its people through the ages. Nicely done...but they need to sort out the difference between Dutch (the Netherlands) and Deutsch and therefor German and Germany. They also have a nice selection of souvenirs.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I wanted to visit this building because of its past history and I didn't realize it was a small treasure of Fredericksburg history. The knowledgeable volunteer who greeted us at the desk also gave us some information about the pictures and artifacts in the museum while giving us some history on Fredericksburg's history. It was a mini museum with lots... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
39 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

An older couple greeted me as I went into the church and the lady told me the history of the building and early settling of Fredricksburg. She knew her history well and I enjoyed hearing it from someone who was obviously of German descent (she pronounced all the German words correctly and I asked her if she was of German... More 

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