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US National Museum of the Pacific War

Fredericksburg, Texas, United States

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About US National Museum of the Pacific War

The US National Museum of the Pacific War is a World War II museum focusing on the story of the Pacific theatre. Artefacts, information panels, interactive exhibits and recreations all come together in the National Museum of the Pacific War to chronicle this conflict, from the build up to its aftermath.

Visitors can really immerse themselves in the history of the Pacific War here, whether it’s in seeing recreations of the battlefields or the tanks, guns and uniforms which played a role in the conflict. What’s interesting about the National Museum of the Pacific War is that it looks not just at the Allied aspect of this war, but also at the other side. For example, its weaponry includes an impressive collection of Japanese items.

Also at the National Museum of the Pacific War is a gallery dedicated to Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who commanded the United States Pacific Fleet in World War II. In fact, the museum was originally known as the Admiral Nimitz Museum and is located in his hometown.

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