About

The National Museum of the Pacific War (NMPW) is recognized today as a world-class, cultural institution. A Smithsonian Affiliate and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, NMPW provides the nation's most comprehensive account of World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific theater.

Remaining true to its promise to Admiral Nimitz: to honor all who served and supported the war effort in the Pacific, the Museum proudly presents the facts, stories, and authentic artifacts of the Pacific War for today and generations to come.

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Contact Information



General Information

For general inquiries

info@nimitzfoundation.org



Archives

For information or inquiries about the Research Library, Digital Archives, and 2-D Artifacts

archives@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 264



Development

For information, inquiries, or contacts regarding donations or membership

development@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 204



Distance Learning

For information & inquiries regarding distance learning programs

distancelearning@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 216



Education Department

For inquiries regarding Educational information

education@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 222



Marketing Department

For information or inquiries regarding public relations, advertising, and promotion

marketing@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 205



Memberships

Inquiries about Memberships

membership@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 242



Museum Operations

General inquiries about the management and operations of the Museum

museum@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 221



Museum Stores

For information or inquiries regarding our three Museum Store locations

museumstore@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 210



Programs

Museum programs, public events, & living history

programs@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 225



Social Media Team

To ontact the Museum’s social media team

socialmedia@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext 206



Symposium

Inquiries about the Admiral Nimitz Foundation Annual Symposium

symposium@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 225



Tributes

Inquiries about honoring a loved one with a brick, plaque, or other tribute

tributes@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 215



Visitor Services

Inquiries about admission and general information about visiting the Museum

visitorservices@nimitzfoundation.org

Ticketing & Admissions Desk (830) 997-8600, Ext. 250

Visitor Services Department (830) 997-8600, Ext. 22



Volunteering

For information or inquiries about volunteer opportunities at the Museum

volunteers@nimitzfoundation.org

(830) 997-8600, Ext. 223

About Us

The galleries and main components of the campus of the National Museum of the Pacific War* are properties of the State of Texas and overseen by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and overseen by THC, In a public-private agreement, The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (ANF) is responsible for the daily operations of the Museum to include all educational programs, exhibit contents, commemorative ceremonies, rental operations, and fundraising.

*The Admiral Nimitz Foundation owns several buildings associated with the campus: the Nauwald Building where The Command Post is located, the main office of ANF at 310 E Austin St., the Ruff House property (Hobby Education Center) and undeveloped property at the corner of Austin and Lee Streets.

Management and Departments

Our Vision

Honor Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and the men and women who served in and supported WW-II Asiatic-Pacific Theater Operations by educating and inspiring future generations.

The Foundation

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is a Texas 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Fredericksburg whose sole purpose is to support and operate the National Museum of the Pacific War.

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Our Mission

Operate and support the State-owned Museum experience through its extensive collection, to educate and inspire present and future generations about World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the continued global relevance of its lessons.