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Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the National Museum of the Pacific War!

If you’re spending this holiday weekend in or around beautiful Fredericksburg, Texas, make sure to stop by the National Museum of the Pacific War.  We have a full weekend’s worth of programs and ceremonies planned to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

Staff Members Share WWII Family Stories

A core part of the museum’s mission is to preserve the legacy of the men and women who served in the Pacific Theater of World War II.  This mission hits particularly close to home for members of our staff with family members who served in this theater of operations.  As a part of Museum Week 2018, we asked several of our staff members to share their family stories and pictures with us.

Museum Staff and Local Students Travel to Japan for Spring Break

This week staff members from the National War of the Pacific Museum are accompanying six local high school students on a ten-day trip to Japan as part of the KAKEHASHI Project.

The Sullivan Brothers: 75 Years Later

On November 13th, 1942, two Japanese torpedoes destroyed the Juneau while patrolling off Savo Island, killing most of the crew including all five Sullivan brothers.

Before They’re Gone Exhibit Captures Unsung Heroes of World War II

“It is amazing how effective it is to see the before and after images of the veterans and read their stories at the same time.  After viewing just a few of these pictures, the visitor really begins to appreciate the scope of this war and how it affected so many Americans at that time and for the rest of their lives.  I think you really get a sense of appreciation for the service of our veterans through an exhibit like this.” - Mike Lebens, Head of Curatorial


Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.


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