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Fort Martin Scott

Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
+1 830-997-9895
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Standing History Place

Talk with the director about what happened at this place. Many soldiers came to serve at this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nancyfoureman
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Greenville OH, USA
Great Frontier Day

What a great day and fun adventure. Everyone was so friendly and a great taste of early Texas... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Cassandra W
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Macon
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Western frontier fort built in the 1840's is today a museum.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
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+1 830-997-9895
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Talk with the director about what happened at this place. Many soldiers came to serve at this location on a horse and left when finished on a horse.

Thank nancyfoureman
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a great day and fun adventure. Everyone was so friendly and a great taste of early Texas. Beautiful Weather and a great experience.

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Loved the self guided tour, great history lesson. Very informative and enjoyed stepping back in time.

Thank D D
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop in Fredericksburg and by far my favorite of the day. The first is well laid out and full of informative signs. The guardhouse is the only original building save the foundation of one of the officers quarters. All the building...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It is one of those, "Why not stop there places". As you come into Fredericksburg from the east, why not stop and take a look at these old buildings. It is next door to the Texas Ranger Heritage Center so it is worth the look.

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a relatively unknown place but quite interesting. Now that the new Rangers museum is adjacent, it will be more popular. The fort area is a nice visit and walk, especially for those interested in history. You can get a real feel for what...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you have ever wondered about the Texas Rangers this is the place to go. They are building a new exhibit hall. Right next door is the Fort Martin Scott.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

After the Texas Rager Herritage Center I walk to Fort Martin Scott and enjoyed the grounds of the fort and military compound. It is nicely preserved and renovated place and beautiful grouns. As you walk in to buildings you can imagine how hard was to...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We found this to be an good history of the area and worth the short visit. The on going restoration gives a good idea of what the fort was like.

Thank jills816
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We didn't make it back to Fredericksburg in time on Monday to visit the Fort and the Texas Rangers Center. Planned to stop on Tuesday as we left town. We were disappointed to learn they are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Our only experience were...More

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Christine S
9 April 2017|
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There is no charge to visit Fort Martin Scott. However, if you would like to leave a donation, they would be very happy to accept. All donations benefit the fort only. I don't know when you are planning to visit, but they... More
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