Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
340 East Main Street
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Chester Nimitz, Fleet Admiral in the Pacific during World War II, grew up in Fredericksburg and this museum complex is located in the old "Steamboat Hotel" once owned by his grandfather. The museum is the only institution in the United States which is dedicated exclusively to telling the story of Nimitz and World War II and the complex is located on nine acres which includes a variety of historic buildings.