National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg

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Pay tribute to World War II heroes and learn about the conflict at National Museum of the Pacific War. Located in Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz’s hometown, this museum complex includes three major sites--the Admiral Nimitz Museum, the George H.W. Bush Gallery, and the Pacific Combat Zone. Guided tours, artifacts, documents, weapons, and multimedia presentations illustrate the war in the Pacific. Visit the Japanese Garden of Peace, donated by the government of Japan on the town's 130th anniversary. A single ticket gives you access to all of the sites and is valid for two days. Plan your National Museum of the Pacific War visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fredericksburg using our Fredericksburg tour itinerary maker site.
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  • This museum captures well the Pacific War. The displays are of a wide variety, the most stunning is the Japanese submarine captured at Pearl Harbor. This display is almost an immersive experience... 
    This museum captures well the Pacific War. The displays are of a wide variety, the most stunning is the Japanese submarine captured at Pearl Harbor. This display is almost an immersive experience...  more »
  • This museum is something else. It goes into great detail not only of each of the battles of the Pacific theater, but of the conditions and circumstances leading up to that part of the war, going as.....  more
    This museum is something else. It goes into great detail not only of each of the battles of the Pacific theater, but of the conditions and circumstances leading up to that part of the war, going as.....  more »
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  • We were unable to do the paid portion since all the times were fully booked ahead of time (Spring Break). I did appreciate that they extended their hours so more folks could visit. Although we didn’t get to do the paid exhibits, there was plenty to see and read inside and out to make it worth our time. The lady when we walked in greeted us and was super helpful explaining that although they were booked there were areas on the map provided were free. We will definitely visit again.
  • I couldn’t believe the caliber of the exhibits and information, it’s quite overwhelming actually…please go here, it’s amazing! The sheer volume of information is mind-blowing. It took us an hour and a half and we breeze through it pretty quickly. You could easily spend several hours if you watch all the videos and read all the information. Top notch facility for sure. The peace garden is beautiful too.

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