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Pioneer Museum Complex

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Address: 309 W. Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: 830-990-8441
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Description: This unique museum is spread out over 4 acres, and includes a general...
This unique museum is spread out over 4 acres, and includes a general store, barn, and blacksmith shop among other 19th-century styled exhibits.
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A collection of about 10 buildings that together tell the story of the early settlers in Fredericksburg. There i also a Museum shop and book store. At $5 for adult admission, it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A collection of about 10 buildings that together tell the story of the early settlers in Fredericksburg. There i also a Museum shop and book store. At $5 for adult admission, it's the best deal in town.

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Westlake Village, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A well preserved set of buildings, some moved and reconstructed, others in their original locations -- and each with their own family story. Through this museum and its collection of artifacts, you can see how folks in Fredericksburg lived 100 or so years ago. Learn about the German heritage of the town. Appreciate how different it was to live without... More 

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Houghton, New York
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A visit to this museum will help travelers understand and appreciate Frederickburg's history and German roots. It's very well done a bargain at $5.00 for adult tickets.

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tennessee
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357 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Best $5 I've ever spent. This very clean, well laid out museum of old Fredericksburg buildings is one of the best such exhibits I have ever seen and a real bargain at only $5. Each building has an audio narrative of the history of the building and the family. The audio starts automatically when you enter the building and is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This Pioneer Museum is wonderful as houses have been preserved to show the history of Fredericksburg. Each house has 'talking' information the moment you enter. Some of the houses are air conditioned. Absolute must to visit. Give yourself a couple of hours to wander amongst this well preserved historical site. The small air conditioned office/museum Ellis gifts and bottles of... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I spent my time at Fredericksburg wandering the streets trying to absorb the culture and history. Then I stumbled on this little museum, and on a whim payed the $5 entrance fee and went for a tour around the grounds. The tour is self guided, with about 9 historical buildings taken from various areas around Fredericksburg and moved to a... More 

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is more like a mini pioneer town with a school house, black smith shop, bath house, barn, homes etc. It's laid it perfectly and as you enter each section there is a narration for everything you enter. It's very interesting and gives you a look into early Fredericksburg.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Tells the story of the German settlement of Fredericksburg, with buildings and characters in period clothing. This is a must-see attraction in Fredericksburg to understand this early German settlement.

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Alvarado, Texas, United States
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a walking tour through several historic homes, barns, FD equipment, etc. it helps to better understand the way our ancestors lived. I think school children, young adults, would be interested in learning some of the things that were a way of life before technology took over!

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Enjoyed the layout and artifacts. They've done a great job of presenting the German immigrant history of the town. Nice gift shop and enjoyed the automatic audio recordings that come on when you enter each building.

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Address: 309 W. Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: 830-990-8441
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg

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