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National Museum of the Pacific War

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Formerly the Nimitz Museum, the complex is now the only museum in the Continental United States centered on World War II's Pacific campaign. Since 1968, the Museum has expanded to occupy a six-acre campus and gained a reputation as one of the...more
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340 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4612
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very well done and accurate, The museum get confusing a the info is way more than can be consumed, Be sure to get the talking tour wand and fallow the numbers, so plan a whole day, or 2 if possible the ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gooch224
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its A very nice .. well kept part of USA history ! Must be visited. Its on the Main Street close to all entertainments in town!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Solwyoming
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was brought to tears in the memorial courtyard so many men and women to see posted on the walls that gave their life for this country. The entire museum is excellent, plan to spend several hours to see it all. the museum is of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bronxborn409
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Need to plan most of a day to see this wonderful museum. They even have live examples of some planes that were used in the wars. Well laid out and easy to understand. Teenagers need to come here to be reminded that someone paid a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dmhintze
Reviewed 5 days ago

These people have made a museum that makes the Pacific War - WWII come to life - we did not spend enough time here but that was our fault - we recommend it highly

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Greg P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I are history nerds, so this museum was a given when we booked our stay in Fredericksburg. They offer discounts for military(even retired and dependents), students, etc. They have multi-sensory displays and life size replicas of planes inside! It was nice to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kembrey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best, and perhaps most important museums in our country, and it keeps getting better. I don't know of any other museum that details what lead to the inevitable clash between nations. The tickets are good for two days and three...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fredericksurg tx is a beautiful city not to miss. The Museum is very extensive and an excellent portrayal of the events of the Pacific in WW 11. There is history and emphasis on Bush 41 and his naval career. Into WW 11, do not miss.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank opadett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This WW II museum is very good. Admiral Nimitz was the US commander for all naval operations in the pacific during WW II. He was born in Fredericksburg from a German family and was raised in the hotel where the museum started. There are many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum of the war in the Pacfic. Very well done. Standing in the room in front of the Japanese sub watching the video of the attack on Pearl Harbor was extra special since I was standing next to a man who was there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 16, 2018|
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Response from yohonor | Reviewed this property |
Free street parking and parking behind the visitor center across the street
June 13, 2018|
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Response from NMPW | Property representative |
Our dates for the shows are September 1,2 and October 13, 14. It is not necessary to buy in advance but we do tend to sell out.
May 20, 2018|
Response from SneakinDeacon | Reviewed this property |
Their Website shows open every day from 9 am to 5 pm, except on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas. Enjoy your visit it is a wonderful museum.