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Vereins Kirche Museum

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

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Saskatoon, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
54 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Kerrville, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was the church/meeting ground during the early settler days in Fredericksburg. The structure itself is interesting, and that is what we thought it was - just a structure. Actually, it's a small history museum with lots of interesting period artifacts and memorabilia. Make sure you find the poster advertising for Germans to come settle and how much land they... More 

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Fredericksburg
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124 reviews 124 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This to me is my most favorite time to be at the Vereins Kirche because the number of visitors local and from out of town. Can't explain it until you have a chance to drink and toast to all good things GERMAN!

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Houston
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186 reviews 186 reviews
52 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Interesting museum about settlers in the area. Friendly desk staff. No charge for the visit. Located on main street

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