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.
The National Museum of the Pacific War is a Texas Historical Commission Property managed by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.
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.
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.
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the highest rating achievable.