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Virginia War Museum

9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
+1 757-247-8523
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Although it´s not large it´s interesting and worth visiting

My husband and I are interested in history and love going to war museums. Virginia War Museum is... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Brynja T
Akranes, Iceland
Huge collection

This museum is stocked full of war material from revolution days to now. Very large rifle... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Justin C
Stuttgart, Germany
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9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
+1 757-247-8523
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband and I are interested in history and love going to war museums. Virginia War Museum is not large but it has many highly interesting artifacts from the Civil War, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The guy at the admission was really friendly and offered...More

Thank Brynja T
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This museum is stocked full of war material from revolution days to now. Very large rifle collection as well as pistol, swords, bayonets and helmets. Authentic uniforms worn by historic/local military veterans. The layout allows you to go through the collection in historic context. Museum...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I lived near this museum for 16 years and was always kind of underwhelmed by it, despair the massive amount of military history that occurred in the area. When visiting the area last week my fiancé and i decided to take another shot and see...More

1  Thank Joel_in_MD
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a different war museum than I've been in before. The quality of the items on display is exceptional. They have an amazing collection of posters. There is a section of the electric fence from Dachau, a WWI rail car that transported our troops...More

Thank z0607
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was here as part of a group and I loved the way it's laid out and how they have artifacts from all of the major wars including the Iraq war. I could have spent hours here but only had one. Will have to go...More

Thank travelguy51_9
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a wonderful history of war, showing multiple time periods and war memorabilia. Quite a history lesson walking through this site.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

what a great place! If you like Guns and Tanks And military things this is your kind of place! My wife and i are here in Williamsburg and looking for places to visit! So sh decided to visit the place with the Roses! I Got...More

Thank mrmom46
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place is truly amazing. Thousands of artifacts from the Civil War. To take it all in was mind boggling. I really enjoyed looking at the change of weapons, the bios of the many individuals, the uniforms...I enjoyed everything. This is a must see place....More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been to the Virginia War Museum several times. The displays are well done. If your children are taking American History at school, this location will help them in their studies. We have taken Vets to the Virginia War Museum and one of them...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A wonderful museum packed with a large among of Virginia history as well as general war and militaria. It's relatively inexpensive and the park is right there for kids to continue to burn off energy. Afterwards you can go to the beach or eat great...More

Thank VAtravlers_10
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