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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
Phone Number: 830-997-4379
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Best Military Museum in Texas

To look at this museum from the outside you would think there isn't much to it but believe me there is more to this museum than the eye can see from the outside. It took us a day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Plano, Texas
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Plano, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

To look at this museum from the outside you would think there isn't much to it but believe me there is more to this museum than the eye can see from the outside. It took us a day and half to see everything this museum offered. So many interactive items to this museum but their artifacts are awesome. I suggest... More 

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Nevada, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Very interesting structure, since I sail, I thought it looked like the bow of a ship with the mast atop. Then I discover grandfather Nimitz spent his life at sea, before coming to own and run a hotel. I would have liked to have more info in the display of artifacts but overall I liked it, and admire Admiral Nimitz.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A great place to spend the day or stroll through quickly. Lots of history and lots of knowledge. Take your time while at this site so you don't miss the details.

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houston, texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It was so organized and interesting! We've seen many WWII exhibits, but never like this. GO, SEE! There was nothing to dislike.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very comprehensive museum Profoundly moving garden of remembrance Wanted to visit and honour my father in law who served with the British Pacific fleet, 5th USA and 57th battle group on HMS Illustrious - John Innes Bell, torpedo man. God bless and thank you.

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MONTGOMERY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Well layed out to explain the timeline of events. A very memorable place to visit. A lot of information and real time photographs of history.

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Washington state
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I had no idea what kind of person Admiral Nimitz was and I came out impressed and in awe of him and what he contributed to the war effort and also to his family.

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Austin, TX
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This museum not only educates one on the War of the Pacific in WWII, it also honors those who served with the wonderful plaques on the outside walls. The kiddos loved in and so did I.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Set in a weird looking building on the Main Street, this museum was a remarkably collection of Nimitz memorabilia along with hundreds of donated items relevant to WWII. Easily spent 3 hours here and learned a great deal about the man and the conflict. If you are a student of either you must see this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was a beautiful site and exhibit that I truly recommend to anyone visiting Fredericksburg. You not only learn more about the towns history but US history as well.

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