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Vereins Kirche Museum

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
Phone Number: 830-997-2835
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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

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

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We walked around the perimeter after closing time.

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 26, 2016
Lake Jackson, Texas
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Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank David R
Lake Jackson, Texas
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194 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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."

Thank JohnWard2013
Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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.

Thank NorthTXGma
Long Beach, Indiana
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

Thank pecken
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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

1 Thank kizkizkizkiz
Dallas, TX
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149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank texasrepublichistory
San Antonio, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Kitchenhelp
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Visiting this little museum provided us with a wealth of information on the local area. Staff member working on a Thursday afternoon shared some local info and was very proud of her home. Worth our time to visit.

1 Thank Karinmch
Melbourne, Australia
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

It's free! The hostess is friendly & is happy to answer your questions. Doesn't take long to go through the great, little exhibits of the local history. Look at as much or little as you like.

Thank teachexpat

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