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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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Admiral Nimitz was among the very greatest in American history

Good to learn more about the man who literally won the war in the Pacific for the USA and its Allies.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Clarence M
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good to learn more about the man who literally won the war in the Pacific for the USA and its Allies.

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Flora, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in to spend time before our wine tour and wished we had planned better. We spent an hour taking in as much as we could and needed 2 or 3 more. Tickets were good for two days but couldn't get time in our schedule to get back. Will plan better on our next trip and return for sure.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visitors will be surprised and impressed with the informative displays about Admiral Nimitz, a man that played such an important WWII role. It's great to be shown in his grandparents' old hotel building... with his birthplace just down the block. Really fascinating... well worth stopping to view.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Top rate museum for WWII history and artifacts. Midget japanese sub, PT boat, amphibious vehicles, aircraft, firearms everything you can think of...even a piece of the Arizona

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum and associated exhibits are wonderful. We spent over 3 hours in the main museum and were surprised that it had been that long. The displays are awesome and the PT boat is great. We'll worth the money and time.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting exhibit to learn about Admiral Nimitz. It really helps to understand life in old Fredericksburg and how the wars changed this family. Thank you Nimitz family for your families service.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who would have guessed that a beautiful little town in the Hill Country of Texas with a population of 11,000 people would have two World class museums. The Admiral Nimitz is the older of the two and does a wonderful job of telling Admiral Nimitz's story.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far one of the best museums I have ever attended. This is a flashback to WWII. This has been the only museum that has sent chills down my spine. Put me right in the seat of what the United States went through back in the 40s. Knowing this, made me realize that war during this time was not easy... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By all accounts, this exhibition of the Minitz site is well beyond the historical significance of this man. It represents the legacy of all those who fought and died in the Pacific. Equipment, memorabilia, and significant items are included both inside and in the back yard of this corner exhibit.

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Longview, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Nimitz museum in conjunction with the WWII in the Pacific museum, and they fit together wonderfully. Coincidentally, we had just watched Tora, Tora, Tora, and "Back to Batan" on tv, so we found the museum very informative and timely. I would recommend a visit to both museums for all ages, especially young people. Learn and understand your... More 

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