Fredericksburg: National Museum of the Pacific War

After guiding Allied forces to victory over Japan, U.S. Navy Adm. Chester W. Nimitz was a party to signing the 1945 peace treaty that ended World War II. He was a native of this Hill Country town that honors his life and times at the Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site and National Museum of the Pacific War. The museum’s George Bush Gallery provides a dramatic overview of the war. 

National Museum of the Pacific War

  • Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Admission: Adults: $14, Seniors(65+): $12, Military w/ID (active or retired): $10, Children 6+/Students w/ID: $7
  • 340 E. Main St., Fredericksburg, TX
  • 830-997-8600
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  • A Texas Historical Commission property