Pioneer Museum, Fredericksburg, TX Photos

The Pioneer Museum of Fredericksburg, TX, is an open-air museum featuring several heritage buildings original to the site, plus others moved to the site. Most of the buildings are fully furnished to the 1880-1920 period of the respective buildings.

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Windmills on grounds of open-air Pioneer Museum run by Gillespie County Historical Society. Fredericksburg, TX.Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum typical of one-room structures used by area German settler farmers for trip into town for Sunday church attendance. Fredericksburg, TX.Weber Sunday House interior as originally furnished at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.New Lilac Darling cast-iron stove in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Windmills on grounds of open-air Pioneer Museum run by Gillespie County Historical Society. Fredericksburg, TX.Weber Sunday House (1904) at Pioneer Museum typical of one-room structures used by area German settler farmers for trip into town for Sunday church attendance. Fredericksburg, TX.Weber Sunday House interior as originally furnished (1904) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.New Lilac Darling cast-iron stove in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Table setting with ceramic annular pitcher in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed with quilt in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Table setting with ceramic annular pitcher in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed with quilt in Weber Sunday House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin (c1880) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin (c1880) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Walton-Smith log cabin fireplace at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin wall details at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed & cradle in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Cradle in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Walton-Smith log cabin fireplace at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Walton-Smith log cabin wall details at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed & cradle in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Cradle in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Spinning wheel in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Cast-iron stove by Wehrle Co. of Newark, OH in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Puritan waffle iron atop stove in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Table & cow-hide seats in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Spinning wheel in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Cast-iron stove by Wehrle Co. of Newark, OH in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Puritan waffle iron atop stove in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Table & cow-hide seats in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Work table in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware jugs & ceramic pitcher in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware crocks in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Fassel-Roeder House beyond windmills at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Work table in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware jugs & ceramic pitcher in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware crocks in Walton-Smith log cabin at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Fassel-Roeder House (c1878) beyond windmills at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Front porch of Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Rear entrance of Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kitchen in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Combination flour bin & sifter with local brand in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Front porch of Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Rear entrance of Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kitchen in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Combination flour bin & sifter with local brand in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cast-iron woodstove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.The Great Majestic steamship brand plate on stove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.The Great Majestic upper ovens on stove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Pie safe in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cast-iron woodstove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.The Great Majestic steamship brand plate on stove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.The Great Majestic upper ovens on stove by Majestic Mfg. Co. of St. Louis at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Pie safe in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Pressure cooker in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Butter churn & enameled pitchers in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Sausage stuffer & baking implements in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Butter churn, mold & ceramic pitcher in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Pressure cooker in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Butter churn & enameled pitchers in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Sausage stuffer & baking implements in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Butter churn, mold & ceramic pitcher in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Metal & glass churn by Dazey used to make small amounts of unsalted butter in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Molded green-glazed ceramic pitcher in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Red transfer-print teapot in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bedroom in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Metal & glass churn by Dazey used to make small amounts of unsalted butter in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Molded green-glazed ceramic pitcher in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Red transfer-print teapot in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bedroom in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Wicker trunk & suitcase in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Pitcher, basin & washstand in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Oil lamp in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Piano by Harrington Autotone of New York in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Wicker trunk & suitcase in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Pitcher, basin & washstand in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Oil lamp in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Piano by Harrington Autotone of New York in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Polyphon music box in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Flower & cactus bed at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Prickly pear cactus flowers at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah House complex at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Polyphon music box in Fassel-Roeder House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Flower & cactus bed at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Prickly pear cactus flowers at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah House complex at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Kammlah House complex at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah House operated as general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Fuel pump with hinged lid in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Kammlah House complex at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah House (1849) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX. On National Register.Kammlah House operated as general store (1870-1924) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Fuel pump with hinged lid in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Post-1935 liquor bottles marked "Federal law prevents sale or reuse of this bottle" in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wooden tub for Duerler's Battleship Texas mixed Candy in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Tin tub for Duerler's Jelly Beans in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique tea & baking powder tins in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Post-1935 liquor bottles marked "Federal law prevents sale or reuse of this bottle" in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wooden tub for Duerler's Battleship Texas mixed Candy in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Tin tub for Duerler's Jelly Beans in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique tea & baking powder tins in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Wooden crates for Bixby shoe satin bottles & Baker Chocolate in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique coffee bins in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ice cream cone makers in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Wooden crates for Bixby shoe satin bottles & Baker Chocolate in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique coffee bins in Kammlah general store at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ice cream cone makers (like waffle irons) in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Metal coffee bean roaster & ironing devices in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Egg boiling rack with built-in sand hour-glass timer in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Shelving unit with embroidered German sayings in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Metal coffee bean roaster & ironing devices in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Egg boiling rack with built-in sand hour-glass timer in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Shelving unit with embroidered German sayings in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cast-iron stove range in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Collection of sausage presses & grinders in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Sausage stuffing presses in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Portable slow cookers in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cast-iron stove range in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Collection of sausage presses & grinders in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Sausage stuffing presses in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Portable slow cookers (of type used on covered wagons) in Kammlah kitchen at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Pump organ in Kammlah house at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Chest of drawers from German pioneer leader John O. Meusebach home at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Portrait of John O. Meusebach who negotiate a peace treaty with the Comanche over chest of drawers brought from Germany by Meusebach at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed with quilt in Meusebach room at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Pump organ in Kammlah house at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Chest of drawers (mid 19th C) from German pioneer leader John O. Meusebach home at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Portrait of John O. Meusebach (prior to 1897) who negotiate a peace treaty with the Comanche over chest of drawers brought from Germany by Meusebach at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bed with quilt in Meusebach room at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cradle in Meusebach room at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Museum room in Kammlah house at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique shotgun shell reloader & percussion lock pistol at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Brass powder flask with measuring valve used during Civil War at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Cradle in Meusebach room at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Museum room in Kammlah house at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Antique shotgun shell reloader & percussion lock pistol (c1830) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Brass powder flask with measuring valve used during Civil War at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Collection of powder horns at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Leather over metal powder flask with measuring dispenser at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Beaded purses & two Eskimo-made pincushions from Alaska at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware crock by Meyer Pottery of Atascosa, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Collection of powder horns at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Leather over metal powder flask with measuring dispenser at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Beaded purses & two Eskimo-made pincushions from Alaska (1904) (in front) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware crock by Meyer Pottery of Atascosa, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Stoneware crock by Saegner Pottery of Elmendorf, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Glazed crock by Meyer Pottery of Atascosa, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware jug by Guadalupe Pottery of Seguin, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Whisky still from Germany used during Civil War at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Stoneware crock by Saegner Pottery of Elmendorf, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Glazed crock by Meyer Pottery of Atascosa, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Stoneware jug by Guadalupe Pottery of Seguin, TX at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Whisky still (1855) from Germany used during Civil War at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Lusterware coffeepot, sugar & creamer at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Painted blue glass vase & metal coffee service at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ruby glass cruet set at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White-glass covered dish with hand & dove at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Lusterware coffeepot, sugar & creamer at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Painted blue glass vase & metal coffee service at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ruby glass cruet set at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White-glass covered dish with hand & dove at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Commemorative plate of Admiral Chester Nimitz with flags of Allied WW II partners at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Commemorative plate of 125th Anniversary of Fredericksburg, TX with Admiral Chester Nimitz, John O. Meusebach, & President Lyndon B. Johnson at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah smokehouse at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Commemorative plate of Admiral Chester Nimitz with flags of Allied WW II partners at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Commemorative plate of 125th Anniversary of Fredericksburg, TX with Admiral Chester Nimitz, John O. Meusebach, & President Lyndon B. Johnson at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Kammlah smokehouse (c1875) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Arhelger Bath House (c11910) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Barber shop in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bathtub & stove in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Shoeshine chair in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White Oak School & carriage barn at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Barber shop in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Bathtub & stove in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Shoeshine chair in Arhelger Bath House at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White Oak School (c1920) & carriage barn at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
White Oak School at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White Oak School interior at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Water dispenser & German saying on blackboard in White Oak School at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ink bottles in White Oak School at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
White Oak School (c1920) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.White Oak School interior at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Water dispenser & German saying on blackboard in White Oak School at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Ink bottles in White Oak School at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Blacksmith barn in Kammlah Barn at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Barbed wire collection at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wire fence weaving machine to make fences in place from wire strands at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Branding iron collection at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Blacksmith barn (Schmiede) in Kammlah Barn (c1884) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Barbed wire collection at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Wire fence weaving machine to make fences in place from wire strands at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Branding iron collection at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Honey extractor at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn carriages at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn carriage at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn freight wagons at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Honey extractor (centrifuge) (1920s) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn carriages at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn carriage at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Horse-drawn freight wagons at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Volunteer Fire Department Museum at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Steam-driven fire pumper at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Hand-driven fire pumper at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Vereins Kirche by German settlers as town hall, school, fort & church, now run by Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.
Volunteer Fire Department Museum at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Steam-driven fire pumper (1911) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Hand-driven fire pumper (1902) at Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.Vereins Kirche (1840s, demolished 1896, rebuilt 1935) by German settlers as town hall, school, fort & church, now run by Pioneer Museum. Fredericksburg, TX.

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