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Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
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Visiting the Museum of the Pacific War is a must

The Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site comprises are number of sites including George Bush Gallery, Admiral Nimitz Museum, Plaza of Presidents, Veterans' Walk of Honor, Japanese... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site comprises are number of sites including George Bush Gallery, Admiral Nimitz Museum, Plaza of Presidents, Veterans' Walk of Honor, Japanese Garden of Peace, Pacific Combat Zone, and the Center for Pacific War Studies. Several of these including the Plaza, Veteran's Walk and Japanese Garden can be visited for free (they are outside). The Museum... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A small, pleasant town in Texas. A great museum. Very detailed information about the Pacific theatre. A bit overwhelming though, as it seems that a play-by-play was given for every battle on every island. For the most part, an objective view. The PT presentation seemed a bit like propaganda at times. A two-day entry ticket is great. You need at... More 

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Dorchester, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After touring the National Pacific War Museum on the other side of the block we stopped to learn more about Admiral Nimitz, his family, and how he moved up through the ranks to play such an important role in winning World War II. There are a lot of family artifacts and the old building, once a busy hotel, is really... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

seen and read many things inside and learned a little about history especially interesting was the story of admiral Nimitz

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth seeing. The information here is a nice prelude that goes nicely with the Pacific War Museum. I would definitely recommend visiting this place first then going onto the other sites.

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Murray, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a look back at Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz life and career. Includes many family photos and artifacts of his early life, military life and later years.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in here first, to buy your Museum pass and learn about Admiral Nimitz's childhood. This site was a hotel in the late 1800-s and early 1900's. Great background on the area and the German settlers of the area.

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New Prague, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent about an hour in this museum, but could have spent more time, if we had it. So interesting that Admiral Nimitz grandfather owned the building that the museum. Is in.

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Homer, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit. Was in walking distance from the National museum of the pacific war. Lots of great displays and information. Well worth the time to visit.

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was a sleeper for me. I had been to Fredericksburg multiple times before I went in, an only then, because my husband and grown son wanted to go. I was shocked at the size of the museum property and at how well the exhibits are organized. The history of the once old hotel where Admiral Nimitz spent much... More 

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