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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
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Very valuable refresher course in American History

Anyone...young or old...would enjoy this museum or, rather, this collection of museums. The facility was large, with excellent displays and enough with voice-overs to keep even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Easttexan2010
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone...young or old...would enjoy this museum or, rather, this collection of museums. The facility was large, with excellent displays and enough with voice-overs to keep even younger children entertained. So many facets of World War II were brought to mind, even some of the more obscure ones. The creators of this museum are to be complemented for installing such an... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a former Marine and combat vet of 3 theaters of war, I was taken by the way the Nimitz War Museum put all the players of World War II in place. It was extremely well laid out and had very interesting artifacts. It took my breath away and really left me feeling proud. We look to ballers and Hollywood... More 

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Leander, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic hotel tells a story of the old west, the life of Admiral Nimitz and also focuses on his military career

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem!!! The Nimitz museum itself is small but very well done. It is connected to a memorial garden and Japanese garden equally nice. Also I. Grounds is the ambush museum of the pacific war. Bring your walking shoes. This is a huge place wonderfully done you could not read everything in two days and there is enough multi... More 

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Lehighton PA, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not know Admiral Chester Nimitz was from this area! The museum is converted from a hotel run by his family. Lots of local history besides the career of Admiral Nimitz. Connected to WW2 museum of the Pacific theater. Nimitz command was the Pacific. The tickets are good for 2 days so there is no need to rush through... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can buy one ticket that gives you access to a complex of museums on the block. There is the Nimitz museum (which focuses primarily on the life of the man), the Bush Museum (which focuses on the actions of the war), and the Pacific Combat Zone (which is just down the street and focuses on a specific point of... More 

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Colleyville, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Tells the story of the Nimitz family that ties in his love for America. Pieces of furniture, pictures and descriptions abound.

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Flint, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I am a museum nut and this is by far the best WWII museum i have seen. Mostly potraying the war in the Pacific from start to finish, it gives an accurate description of all aspects of the war. a must see for anyone in the area. Prepare to stay a few hours.

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Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Interesting and informative . Great place to visit! Totally enjoyed walking around and seeing all the different areas dedicated to all those who fought for our freedom! A must do in Fredericksburg Tx.

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A view into Admiral Nimitz life. See old items from childhood to old age. I thought this was a great short visit with all the other the museum stuff to see.

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