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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
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It is a must to see place,

It is unbeliveable history. About One of our greatest admirals. When you see this place you will see what a great hero was this admiral what he has done. Any american visits this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John B
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Kingwood, TX, United States
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Kingwood, TX, United States
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is unbeliveable history. About One of our greatest admirals. When you see this place you will see what a great hero was this admiral what he has done. Any american visits this place will come out of this place greatful to America and to one of the greats admiral this country generated. Historical exibits and artifects simply breath taking.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I viewed this house as part of the pacific war museum tour. If you're nerdy like us, you will enjoy the history and life of admiral Nimitz. Nice A/C break from walking around Main Street, too!

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Thank Amber H
Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

FADM Nimitz grandfather built the Nimitz Steamboat hotel, and the Admiral grew up here. This building was the original War in the Pacific museum, until it expanded into the current 3 building 6-acre site it is today. Along with the Nimitz museum, there is the National Museum of the War in the Pacific and the Pacific Combat Zone. Located between... More 

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Winchester, KY, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nimitz was from Fredericksburg and was a Pacific War decision maker and battle leader for the marines and navy, who pretty much owned the surface warfare in the Pacific. This is in an old restored hotel his family ran and the artifacts, biography, and history of his life and times is intersting.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had allocated about 1.5 hours to see this museum. Were we surprised of its extent. Could have spent a day exploring both inside and outside. Don't short-change yourself.

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Tyler, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Nimitz Hotel/ Museum as part of our tickets to the Pacific War Museum. The tickets are good for three location in 48 hours, so it was nice to have plenty of time to see everything. The hotel/museum had some local history plus a nice exhibit on Admiral Nimitz. We also toured the memorial walls behind the museum.

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Thank Karen H
O Brien, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice site for those who like history. Top notch, clean and easy to get in and out of of.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was rather disappointed with Fredericksburg. Since moving to Texas, just about everyone I know has gushed about downtown F'burg and how my husband and I should put it on our bucket list. Imagine my disappointment when we, who are not really shoppers or browsers, got here and realized that the town is built around shopping and browsing. We had... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not being a history person this museum was so informative. Being a senior citizen I learned more here then when I was in school. This museum will take you 1 1/2-2 hrs.

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Callahan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw a lot of places I visited on my two westpac cruises on the Coral Sea. It gave me a whole new prospective of the struggle of WW2 and what my brother in law went through. I spent two hours--allow yourself 5 or 6 at least!!

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