National Museum of the Pacific War

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340 E Main St
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
(830) 997-4379

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  • Built in Adm. Chester Nimitz' hometown, this history-rich museum takes hours to go through. The new George H.W. Bush Gallery opened on Dec. 8, 2009, and includes 33,000 feet of exhibition on its own.
  • Clear out a day - this museum is huge. Also, check out the re-enactments on museum property down the street.
  • This place is absolutely huge, make sure you have at least 4 hours to spend cuz you'll need it, or if you can, take two days. So much to see and so much to read!
  • Great place to visit! :-)
  • This museum in Fredericksburg is huge - it will easily take you an entire day to see all of the exhibits. Among the collection: a Japanese mini submarine used during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • Best museum on the Pacific War since the new edition. Definitely worth visiting.
  • Check out the new George Bush section of the museum.
  • Incredible displays well worth your time
  • Very well done. Plan to spend at least 3-4 hours there. Vets get in free!
  • Awesome museum! So thorough and engaging. HIGHLY recommend!
  • Smithsonian-quality exhibits. Spent 4 hours and just skimmed surface.
  • Excellent museum. An almost overwhelming amount of information. The combat zone was my favorite part.
  • Such am emotional museum. Wonderful place to educate and show your support
  • Plan an entire day to really take in all the Pacific War museum has to offer. And check their calendar for re-enactment weekends. Don't forget to check out the town of Fredericksburg also.
  • Wow! This is a fantastic museum and it is very large!
  • Outside of Pearl Harbor, that may be the coolest experience and recount of the war in the Pacific. Amazing!
  • Very moving, extremely well done. I cried several times. Spend on at least 3 hours and I didn't even read everything.....
  • Don't rush into the museum. Spend some time in the courtyard and surrounding plaza. Lots of great commemorations and history to be seen here as well.
  • Awesomeness!
  • Worth the drive from San Antonio. Very comprehensive and interesting. Check out the section on admiral nimitz. Very intersting man