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MacArthur Memorial

198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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Good visit

It was a good visit with some friends. It's two buildings with a lot of artifacts, a short movie... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Evan G
via mobile

We had a wonderful experience touring the Macarthur Memorial Museum.. The museum is easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milan P
Prague, Czech Republic
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a good visit with some friends. It's two buildings with a lot of artifacts, a short movie, gift shop, the final resting place of General MacArthur and his wife, a statue and a small courtyard. There's a lot to read and a lot...More

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience touring the Macarthur Memorial Museum.. The museum is easy to maneuver and brings to life the importance of the era and the importance of MacArthur in shaping our history. The exhibits are beautifully displayed and take the visitor such as...More

Thank Milan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon the MacArthur Memorial and decided to check it out. It is a very good museum dedicated to MacArthur and his life, particularly his career in the army. It was interesting to find out that this was essentially something that MacArthur had wanted...More

1  Thank Roshnibegum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plan on one to two hours to stroll through the museum and see most of it. You start with a 27 minute film providing an overview of Macarthur's life. You see his WW2 staff car and a vintage WW2 Harley motorcycle. You then move to...More

1  Thank dewilson2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A weekend visit to VA Beach for a wedding offered me the opportunity to visit this museum. Having read many books about the General and his era, I always had wanted to make a visit. It did not disappoint. I especially enjoyed seeing some of...More

1  Thank BluePhantom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great visit to the MacArthur memorial. Great collection of important documents, historical photos, and gifts from other important people. Learned a lot.

1  Thank Avrilx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a history buff, I certainly enjoyed this part of my tour. I would recommend stopping at the memorial. Quite interesting.

1  Thank cpelts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit the MacArthur Memorial during our trip for the International Tattoo. The MacArthur Memorial is a very impressive place to visit to learn about how great this man was and how great of a military mind he had as a...More

1  Thank Alan4949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the museum, you learn about the many accomplishments of General MacArthur before the controversy and his firing by President Truman. You can decide whether you think Truman or MacArthur was right . It is a self guided tour, free, and tells about MacArthur's place...More

Thank mfran17630
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My grandsons have been studying WWII in history class. I hadn't visited since the new building opened. I'm very glad that we went the weekend of May 5th. The memorial is impressive, the 20 film very informative, and the exhibits illustrating the events in the...More

Thank Basilsmom
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I just read a review from 2 days ago that says there is a flea infestation here. Is this true?
10 July 2015|
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Response from GozerTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall but it was a month agoo