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Vereins Kirche Museum

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
Phone Number: +1 830-997-2835
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Centrally located, this museum houses a variety of traveling exhibits.

Centrally located, this museum houses a variety of traveling exhibits.

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History Lesson

This building gives you a brief history of the building and the Fredericksburg history. It is free to visit and the staff are very friendly.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building gives you a brief history of the building and the Fredericksburg history. It is free to visit and the staff are very friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building is a replica built in 1934 (the original was torn down in the late 1890s), but the VK was the original church, school and fort for the heart 120+ souls that founded Fredericksburg in 1846.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Conveniently located in the center of the MarktPlatz - Fredericksburg's Town Square - The "VK" as it's known locally is a replica of the original building constructed by the original German settlers of Fredericksburg to serve as a Town Hall, meeting place, and shared church. In a very small area it offers a concise history of the community. Best thing... More 

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Leander, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We loved visiting this museum the last time we were in Fredericksburg. It has a lot of the local history of the founding of the town.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We walked around the perimeter after closing time. You can tell the town loves its history. We learned the meaning of "Vereins."

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is a small, historical site in the downtown area. For history, culture enthusiasts, it may be of interest. This is the type of place you mosey through after lunch, not really a main attraction. It is conveniently located to the main tourist area so easy access for a little break.

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Long Beach, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Exceptional example of historic preservation. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Grounds are beautiful. Clean restrooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

The mian street was packed, but nobody was anywhere near this little gem. Gives a full history of the twon with models, photos and exhibits. Well worth 30 minutes of anyones time

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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

The Vereins Kirche Museum is located in a historically accurate reproduction of the first building in Fredericksburg. The original Vereins Kirche served as the town's church, school, and gathering place. The small museum is an excellent place to learn more about the founding and growth of Fredericksburg and the volunteer at the desk was very helpful and informative. The museum... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

It's small, but has very interesting local history. Probably not great for kids, but for adults with any interest in history it's definitely worth a stop.

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