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Walking Tour of Historic District

Walking Tour of Historic District

Starting and ending at the Visitor Information Center located at 302 East Austin Street, this tour features 30 of the over 700 historically significant structures in the Fredericksburg historic district, giving you a flavor of the Fredericksburg story and the architectural styles that have evolved over the decades. Ample parking is available behind the center to leave your automobile while you walk.

Pioneer Museum

Pioneer Museum

A self-guided tour of the 3.5 acre site gives a glimpse into the lives of the early German settlers in the frontier town of Fredericksburg from the 1840s to the 1920s.  Of particular note are the Kammlah Homestead and the one-room White Oak School.  The Weber Sunday House is furnished as it might have been […]

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Take a self-guided tour through the ranch that former President LBJ loved so much. See the school he attended as a child and the runway that escorted back and forth during his presidency. Get all the significant historical details with a narrative CD as you drive through the property. Then when you arrive at the main house, otherwise known as “The Texas White House”, you can take a Ranger-guided tour through the home that entertained heads of state.

National Museum of the Pacific War

National Museum of the Pacific War

311 E. Austin St. (830) 997-8600 Dedicated to all those who served in the Pacific War. The Admiral Nimitz Museum, George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War, the Plaza of the Presidents, Japanese Garden of Peace, Memorial Walk, and the Pacific Combat Zone are all part of the complex. See displays of some of the […]

Historic Fredericksburg Trolley Tours

Historic Fredericksburg Trolley Tours

This tour of Fredericksburg is our most popular tour. Enjoy an entertaining and informative trip narrated by a Fredericksburg native. Downtown Fredericksburg hosts 77 historical markers, and many of our historic homes and buildings are still in existence. The German heritage, the buildings and architecture, and true tales of settling the area are all discussed […]

Gillespie County Country Schools Driving & Cycling Trails

Gillespie County Country Schools Driving & Cycling Trails

As many as 44 rural schools were in operation around Fredericksburg in the early 20th century. In 1949, the Gilmer-Aikin Law consolidated all the schools and remarkably, the main buildings at only two of the 44 schools were demolished in the decades following. Many of the structures are still maintained and used as community centers, polling places and event rental sites.