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Fort Martin Scott

Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
+1 830-997-9895
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Interesting history

This is a relatively unknown place but quite interesting. Now that the new Rangers museum is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lance H
Even more history.

If you have ever wondered about the Texas Rangers this is the place to go. They are building a new... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne S
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Western frontier fort built in the 1840's is today a museum.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hwy 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX
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+1 830-997-9895
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a relatively unknown place but quite interesting. Now that the new Rangers museum is adjacent, it will be more popular. The fort area is a nice visit and walk, especially for those interested in history. You can get a real feel for what...More

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever wondered about the Texas Rangers this is the place to go. They are building a new exhibit hall. Right next door is the Fort Martin Scott.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

After the Texas Rager Herritage Center I walk to Fort Martin Scott and enjoyed the grounds of the fort and military compound. It is nicely preserved and renovated place and beautiful grouns. As you walk in to buildings you can imagine how hard was to...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We found this to be an good history of the area and worth the short visit. The on going restoration gives a good idea of what the fort was like.

Thank jills816
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We didn't make it back to Fredericksburg in time on Monday to visit the Fort and the Texas Rangers Center. Planned to stop on Tuesday as we left town. We were disappointed to learn they are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Our only experience were...More

Thank mlm26
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This looks like a work in progress. There are a few buildings remaining from the original fort, and a few identified by rocks where the foundations used to be. It has reader boards with some interesting information. Expect to walk, the buildings are well-spaced.

Thank dnawaa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time visiting Fort Martin Scott. So exciting to see history up close. What I thought was sad is that we were the only ones here to see this. Cars driving by the whole time we were here and...More

Thank Senhoralinda
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It's located next to the Texas Rangers Center so it's easy to visit both at the same time. It takes 30 minutes to an hour to see all the buildings in the fort.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Historical Army post. Most of the buildings there are reconstructed from period type materials. displays of uniforms and artifacts that were excavated from the original post.

Thank David L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good history lesson for the period when this was the American frontier. A few preserved buildings, a few reconstructed buildings. A small, but informative visitor center. Free, with donations requested. Well worth a stop. Adjacent to the Texas Rangers Heritage Center and Memorial, which is...More

Thank Davidwatts
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Christine S
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There is no charge to visit Fort Martin Scott. However, if you would like to leave a donation, they would be very happy to accept. All donations benefit the fort only. I don't know when you are planning to visit, but they... More
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