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Vereins Kirche Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Beautiful garden and historic building

We went late in the evening after dinner to let the kids run. There is a large playground with... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Shannantrip
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Fredericksburg's Beginnings/Rare Bible

Though the original was destroyed in 1896, this replica from 1935 was moved back 50 yards from Main... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Mark G
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Centrally located, this museum houses a variety of traveling exhibits.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is small, but it gives a good idea of the German settlers in Fredericksburg about 1846. Displays of WWI and how Germans Anglicized their names to avoid suspician; no one in the town was persecuted.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was super friendly. I truly enjoyed this visit. There is so much history in Fredericksburg. The Vereins Kirche Museum is located at Market Plaza; another great place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itzdeb1216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a truly enjoyable place to visit. It tells the story of Fredericksburg in a simple yet informative manner. We had the pleasure of being there on Nov 11th and it was set up to recall and honour those from the area who served...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This building is a reconstruction from 1935 of a previous 1847 property which stood nearby. We were there on a Sunday and couldn’t gain entry. It stands in a small Park off Main Street and is well preserved.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We went late in the evening after dinner to let the kids run. There is a large playground with balance beams, tire swing and playground equipment in the marketplatz just behind the building. The building was closed but we still enjoyed reading about the church...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Shannantrip
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Though the original was destroyed in 1896, this replica from 1935 was moved back 50 yards from Main Street and houses some fine exhibits on Fredericksburg's history. The original was the 1st public building in town serving as the town hall, church, school and even...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Free entry to a small but informative museum which gives a good understanding of why and how the area was developed by German immigrants in the 1840’s. A lovely building

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brent J
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Here is where the German settlers worshiped in the 1800's when settling Fredericksburg area. The history is well worth the visit. It is in the center of the Market Place Square in the center of town.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elmer G
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This small museum holds interesting artifacts and the lady working the day we went was very interesting to talk with. Also, include a small gift shop. The garden area behind the museum is worth making this stop a part of your Fredericksburg visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Coonie_72
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The history of the German settlers in Texas was well organized and very informative. I felt like this should have been included in Texas History classes. The information made our visit to Fredericksburg more meaningful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Don't know, but you could try calling the welcome center and ask them. They were super helpful to us. Phone number (830) 997-6523
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