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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
Phone Number: +1 830-997-4379
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World War II in the Pacific

Great historical setting for the whole family thats brings snapshots of the war in the Pacific as Americans fought the Japanese. Great history lesson that is family friendly and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 June 2016
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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great historical setting for the whole family thats brings snapshots of the war in the Pacific as Americans fought the Japanese. Great history lesson that is family friendly and nore accurate than many modern movies and video games regarding the period.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Excellent museum. Well set up and exhibits well layed out. Very informative. There are three sections to the museum. You should plan to spend at least an hour seeing all three. Fee is $14 for adults.

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Yuma, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

on "main" street as you come into town, this site is attached with the national museum of the Pacific. nice quite place where you can see artifacts from the younger days of the admiral as his grandfather ran this hotel. bigger than life statue of the admiral sits outside and to the left of the hotel. have one complaint which... More 

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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

On the site of the Nimitz homestead this combination memorial and museum traces the War in the Pacific with excellent museums, reproduced buildings, actual planes and parts of ships. Very well done but overwhelming; if you come in the afternoon, you need to plan to return the next day to see its all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Being former military, I found the place to be very interesting. I already knew about the Admiral and his role in WWII, but to see and touch things that were there...that help preserve our way of life..as Americans...awesome!!! Go check it out, and take pride that you are part of a great nation and waht the military did back then... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Recently, I escorted my visiting veteran brother to Fredericksburg. Admiral Nimitz is his personal hero - so we had to visit the Nimitz hotel site. You wouldn't expect such a famous Navy Leader to have Hill Country cowboy roots! We didn't expect to encounter such an intimate and personal experience, learning about the family origins of this Naval hero. The... More 

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Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Admiral Nimitz Museum should probably be your first stop in exploring the National Museum of the Pacific War complex in Fredericksburg and is included in your museum ticket price. It gives the background and family history of Admiral Chester Nimitz and tells about his growing up in Fredericksburg and later exceptional career in the U.S. Navy. A smaller museum... More 

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Abilene, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Make sure if you visit the Museum of the Pacific War you also visit the "home' of Admiral Nimitz -- preferably first.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This Historic Site ties in with the National Museum of World War II, but it brings in the local hometown hero, Admiral Nimitz, who was born there. The historic site shows a lot of his personal background as well as his family who were part of the German settlers in that area. They are almost complete with some exterior remodeling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

This museum had everything about the naval battles during WWII. So much information! You need a few hours to actually see everything so wear comfortable shoes. There are benches in some of the exhibit areas where you can sit and rest up for the next exhibit.

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