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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in the day it was a bus stop and hotel and it became a museum. It took time to get to where it is but it is worth the effort to visit. They have done a great job and their symposiums are master pieces...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admiral Nimitz State site pays respect to General Nimitz from WWII that was born in Fredericksburg. Whether you go in this building or the war museum, you buy a single ticket that gets you into both places. There are three main areas to visit: -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both remembered Admiral Nimitz and his contributions during the Pacific War era but it was so great to see his 'family' history and background that made him the man he become. Such a beautiful family history and story of his entire family. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PETUNIA1985
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this! So informative and interesting, especially to learn more about the war in the Pacific. We actually went back the next day. Great exhibits!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lfreede
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Good perspective on the Nimitz Family and a quick museum to get through. Good to do this first before the Pacific War Museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beverly B
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The Admiral Nimitz museum is a great piece of history. The story starts with his ancestors settlement in Fredericksburg and continues through his Navy career and the Pacific wars.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KCRanger
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site is stunning. Very informative and well displayed historical site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bdelafield
Reviewed December 17, 2018

It does take a while to see everything. Tells about Admiral Nimitz childhood and how he served in the Navy during WWII. The tour has a lot to read and shared other men's stories from the war. To see everything I recomend setting aside 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is an amazing place. It really commerates World War Two in a special way. It does take two days to see everything but it is well worth the time.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nelmascoggins
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Connected to the Museum Of The Pacific War, this tells the story of the Fredericksburg boy who grew to lead all U.S. Naval Forces in The pacific Theatre. It is a living testament to courage, honour, duty, country.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul G
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February 15, 2019|
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Response from Texascouple9290 | Reviewed this property |
You need a full day, we made a day of it and had lunch at local German restaurants. we had 2 tour buses so may not take you that long, we had some folks in wheel chairs so that may take some time. If you really stop and... More
November 28, 2018|
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Response from Friend_of_IEEE | Reviewed this property |
There are three buildings and several garden and memorial areas in the complex. These help us remember our loved ones and their sacrifices, and also to find some peace through meditation and prayer. There is now a no pets... More
April 21, 2018|
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Response from George J | Reviewed this property |
I've seen them there. They have a place to hang coats.