Purchase reserved tickets online. Make your reservation for timed entries between 9:00 to 3:30 Weds thru Sun; Pacific Combat Zone open 11:00 to 3:00 Fri thru Sun; MASKS REQUIRED IN ALL NMPW BUILDINGS; Closed Mon & Tues; Victory in the Pacific programs cancelled through Dec 2020.

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HONORING HISTORY
AND SERVICE

The National Museum of the Pacific War is a world-class military museum complex with humble beginnings on Fredericksburg’s Main Street.

About The Museum

The National Museum of the Pacific War honors the millions of Americans who stood for freedom and democracy and to defeat the enemy in World War II's Asiatic-Pacific Theater World War II.

Spread across six acres, the Museum complex encompasses more than 50,000 square feet of indoor exhibits, state‐of‐the‐art archives and collections, and interactive media presentations, in addition to outdoor exhibits and memorials.

Black and white photo of commissioners with Museum staff member (seated on left) Peggy Merz and Museum Director Douglass Hubbard (seated second from left) in 1972.

Texas Historical Commission commissioners with Museum staff member (seated on left) Peggy Merz and Museum Director Douglass Hubbard (seated second from left) in 1972. Sitting on Hubbard’s left are Commission Chairman Forbes Mann and Commissioner Dr. Vern B. Spiva. Commissioners standing left to right: W.B. Wetsel, Tom Foster, Alfred Petsch, Dallas Jordan, Walter Corrigan and Marvin Watson.

The National Museum of the Pacific War is a Texas Historical Commission Property managed by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.

The Vision

By 2025, the Museum will become a recognized international center for scholarship and research on the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II, with international partnerships, internships, and scholarships to further the study and interpretation of that still-relevant era. The Museum will acquire new audiences and provide virtual access to expanded educational programs, exhibits, and collections.

The Mission

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

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The Admiral Nimitz Foundation has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the highest rating achievable.

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