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This re-created historical building is interesting to see. There are not a lot of artifacts in the building and really, you’re seeing the building itself.
It’s similar to visiting the Alamo; it gives you historical perspective, but there’s not much more than an actual building...More
The museum is small, but it gives a good idea of the German settlers in Fredericksburg about 1846. Displays of WWI and how Germans Anglicized their names to avoid suspician; no one in the town was persecuted.
This is a truly enjoyable place to visit. It tells the story of Fredericksburg in a simple yet informative manner.
We had the pleasure of being there on Nov 11th and it was set up to recall and honour those from the area who served...More
This building is a reconstruction from 1935 of a previous 1847 property which stood nearby. We were there on a Sunday and couldn’t gain entry. It stands in a small Park off Main Street and is well preserved.
We went late in the evening after dinner to let the kids run. There is a large playground with balance beams, tire swing and playground equipment in the marketplatz just behind the building. The building was closed but we still enjoyed reading about the church...More
Though the original was destroyed in 1896, this replica from 1935 was moved back 50 yards from Main Street and houses some fine exhibits on Fredericksburg's history. The original was the 1st public building in town serving as the town hall, church, school and even...More
This small museum holds interesting artifacts and the lady working the day we went was very interesting to talk with. Also, include a small gift shop. The garden area behind the museum is worth making this stop a part of your Fredericksburg visit.