Pioneer Museum

Fredericksburg's German heritage stretches back over 175 years. Get a hands-on glimpse of that history at the 3.5 acre Pioneer Museum Complex in downtown Fredericksburg, complete with buildings, artifacts and displays of our areas earliest pioneers.

Several times a year, the Pioneer Museum will hold events staffed by docents in period dress that are fun for the whole family including storytelling, rope making, soap making, sheep shearing and more.


Pioneer Museum

Experience the rich German heritage of Gillespie County. This 3.5-acre museum complex contains superb examples of early German structures and artifacts. Several...

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Helpful Tips:

  • Open Monday - Saturday; 10 AM – 5 PM. Closed Sunday and major holidays.
  • General admission is $12; senior (65+) and active/retired military is $7; $5 for children 6-18 and college students with ID; kids age 5 and under are free.
  • Prior arrangements required for special tours of other historic homes and sites owned by the Gillespie County Historical Society.