National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg

Pay tribute to World War II heroes and learn about the conflict at National Museum of the Pacific War. Located in Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz’s hometown, this museum complex includes three major sites--the Admiral Nimitz Museum, the George H.W. Bush Gallery, and the Pacific Combat Zone. Guided tours, artifacts, documents, weapons, and multimedia presentations illustrate the war in the Pacific. Visit the Japanese Garden of Peace, donated by the government of Japan on the town's 130th anniversary. A single ticket gives you access to all of the sites and is valid for two days. Plan your National Museum of the Pacific War visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fredericksburg using our Fredericksburg tour itinerary maker site .
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  • Being the son of a WWII Navy veteran and being retired Navy myself, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this incredible museum. Sorry I couldn't have taken my father here before he passed. I can imagine ...  more »
  • Wow! What an impressive museum in a small community. My mom and I made a special trip to Fredericksburg to see this museum, and it didn't disappoint. Believe all the reviewers who say it takes more ti...  more »
  • The museum is filled with so much info and artifacts it will take you 2 days to read and see it all but it is a must see. My husband and I are of the later baby boomers ('58) so we really learned abou...  more »
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  • A gem of a museum right here in Fredericksburg, Texas! So much history with real artifacts presented in a clear and fun, interactive environment. The USS Nimitz model ship is amazing, along with all the video and items to look at. Very detailed and family friendly. Staff is friendly and you can tell they care about this place. Don’t miss the outdoor memorials and the beautiful Zen Japanese garden right outside!
  • It's a maze with no bathrooms! There aren't any guides to ask either. Great presentation, if a little long. After meandering through the labyrinth for an hour I finally saw a sign pointing to the bathrooms!
  • This is an extraordinary capture of the essence of the war in the Pacific during WWII. I think I could actually spend several days here. I did not go as deep into the details as I'd have liked, based solely on the time I allotted. I'd add several more hours. This is a treasure!
  • This is a place that everyone should see when you are in Fredericksburg! ! It takes a day or so to see it all but it is amazing and loaded with history. "Those that don't learn from the past are condemned to repeat it." We love learning about our nation and the past and give THANKS to those who served /serve and those who paid with their lives so we all may live in freedom :( Yes, we are from military families, but anyone will find this place interesting and come out hopefully a bit more respectful and a bit sad after reading about the senseless loss of lives. Go, you will like it!
  • Excellent place for any age, history for adults and cool army stuff for the kids. You'll always find something new so make sure to go multiple times. Lots of unique exhibits and one of a kind items. There is also a live reenactment at the pacific combat zone that is great to see
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