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Address: 309 W. Main, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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+1 830-990-8441
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10:00 - 17:00
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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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History of the Hill Country

We happen to be here once when the museum had all of the. Reenactments going on. It was fun to be able to take part in demonstrations and talk with those participating in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rhonda H
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Richardson, Texas

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Richardson, Texas
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We happen to be here once when the museum had all of the. Reenactments going on. It was fun to be able to take part in demonstrations and talk with those participating in the museum.

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

Our Spring Break this year is March 11, and 13-18, every day from 10am-5pm. We will have several hands-on activities and demonstrations for young people and parents of how they lived "in the day". We hope you'll be able to come back. Thank you for telling people about us. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome Museum that tells the story of Fredericksburg. Houses with motion sensed voice description by actual descendance of the places. There is also a great movie on how the Germans got to Fredericksburg.

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

Wow. You win the prize for making us all feel great this month! Thank you for coming and enjoying all we have to offer. We work every day to make this a good experience for our visitors, and your review has given us a bounce in our step today. More 

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very well curated museum, with lots of information on the town's past and the first German families that came here. You get to see around 9 different houses from that time that they rebuilt, so it almost feels like you are taking a stroll through Fredericksburg back in the 1850s. In every house a citizen of the town... More 

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288 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum building was moved stone by stone from up the street to this site. There are Sunday Houses and other buildings to check out on the grounds; admission $5. the gift shop is nice, restrooms available. A variety of windmills are on display outside.

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

We're glad you found it worth the stop, and thank you for telling others the same. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

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

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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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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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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188 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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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 

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