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Address: 309 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3711
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+1 830-990-8441
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This unique museum is spread out over 4 acres, and includes a general...

This unique museum is spread out over 4 acres, and includes a general store, barn, and blacksmith shop among other 19th-century styled exhibits.

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Interesting and authentic Exhibits

Authentic and interesting exhibits with and audio broadcast at each display. Very friendly staff. Very clean and well done.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
ConwayCat

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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Authentic and interesting exhibits with and audio broadcast at each display. Very friendly staff. Very clean and well done.

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Thank ConwayCat
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

We like to known as authentic and interesting. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a kind review. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great to look into how Fredericksburg came to be and how things were in the past. Some things are the same. Great for children and adults

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Thank Franklin S
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to give us a pat on the back. Thanks for coming. More 

Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

When visiting Fredericksburg , I suggest making the Pioneer Museum your first stop. You will appreciate and enjoy the rest of your visit even more so. You will learn all about the immigrants that came from Germany looking for a new life in America , their journey and all the hardship they had to endure to make it to Texas.... More 

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1 Thank Phryne120
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

We are proud of our 12-minute documentary video, and thank you for touting it to potential visitors. It's a great day when nice people like you share their happy experience at the Pioneer. More 

Gainesville, Florida
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

When arriving in Fredericksburg we decided to drive down the street to get an idea of the area. We spotted the Pioneer Museum Complex and decided to stop. This was a wonderful decision providing an introduction to the history of the area which I do not feel we could have gained elsewhere.

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1 Thank Thomas B
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to come see us and encouraging others. We're glad you had a good overview of our wonderful story. More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Every thing was interactive, available to visit each building and tour with out roped off areas. The said it was relay fun

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1 Thank Charlie N
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

Thank you to your wife and daughter for visiting and to for taking the time to tout us to others. So glad they had a fun time. More 

Halifax, Canada
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356 reviews
188 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It was not busy when we visited, we had the whole place to ourselves. We started with the 15 minute video which set the background. The buildings on the property show how people lived back in the 1800s. Lots to see

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1 Thank gjsamson
jhoover2016, General Manager at Pioneer Museum Complex, responded to this review

We're proud of our video and the presentation of our historic structures. Thank you for choosing to drop by. More 

Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stopped by here on a Friday morning as we were headed out of town. Thought we would do a quick run through. Ended up spending a couple of hours. Very nice woman working in the gift shop area who had personal knowledge of some history of the Museum. Went on a self-guided tour with my husband and 16-year old... More 

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1 Thank susu71
Management response:

Thank you for coming and especially for bringing a young student. We are so glad you found it worthwhile. I'll pass the good word about the medical exhibit on to our curator who created it. More 

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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Pioneer Museum is a joy to visit - a narrative video prepares you to visit the spacious 3.5 acre campus with several buildings representing the early days of Fredericksburg. Many buildings also have audio narratives about those buildings read by descendants of local pioneer families - very informative and entertaining.

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1 Thank Lynn S
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Everyone involved here at the Pioneer Museum works hard to earn your encouraging review. We are so glad your experience was "informative and entertaining", exactly what we strive for. Thank you! More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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104 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Read about this town and museum and went out of way a bit to see it. Rich in history, great artifacts in the main house, easy to walk around on the grounds. Paper guided tour. $5 each person. Very clean restrooms which are accessible from inside the information/gift shop building and from the outside. I learned what a Sunday House... More 

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Thank Ann T
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Thank you for visiting. We hope your very positive review will encourage more travelers to spend an hour with us. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Real houses and loads of personal details and effects made for a fascinating visit. Lovely gift shop.

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Thank Maureen B
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Thank you. We love to see the word "fascinating" in our reviews. More 

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