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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

Fredericksburg, TX
+1 830-997-4379
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent most of one day in the museum. It's the best. Very well done and so much to see. We were very pleasantly surprised.

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Cool Museum. Funny, Hundreds of miles from any Ocean. Nimitz was born and raised here. He made the advancement to Admiral of the whole entire Pacific Navy Fleet of WWII. So naturally he was born here, all his accomplishments are shown here.... Also here...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a navy junior with relatives who served under Admiral Nimitz, so I really enjoyed this museum - I didn't know he had been born in such a small town and almost applied to West Point!

Thank DAPJr112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of the three museums, this was my favorite. This old hotel was owned by the Nimitz family and now houses a museum to the grandson of the original owner. A place where the great Admiral grew up and learned about hard work. The museum...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Admiral Nimitz's grandfather immigrated to Fredericksburg along with many other Germans in 1846. In 1852, he and his wife opened the Nimitz hotel, which became one of the most prominent hotels in the area for decades. In 1968, the hotel was restored by an act...More

1  Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I enjoyed visiting this place but don't get your expectations up. Certainly if you are a Nimitz fan, it is worth visiting along with the Pacific War Museum. This site is worth a walk through and it is interesting, but not a must see.

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

You do not hear a lot about Admiral Nimitz but after you visit this site and the Museum of the Pacific you gain great insight into a true hero of WWll.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was a very interesting and fun environment for my children and my young son learned quite a few intriguing things about a time frame of his great grandfather and what it meant for his military service and understood it better. Thank you.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great place for anyone to visit and brouse around for a short visit but great place for any history buff to spend hours. Excellent set up and sources of history.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 25 July 2017

An interesting museum that sets up the main event -- the Pacific War Museum by providing a good overview of Admiral Nimitz's life.

Thank b1118
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