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MacArthur Memorial

198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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What a man - What a museum

General Douglas MacArthur was quite a man and soldier. This museum does a fantastic job through 9... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Tiverton, Rhode Island
via mobile
Just amazing

My friends and I went there the other day and it was just amazing. Very informative, very good... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Norfolk, Virginia
via mobile
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

General Douglas MacArthur was quite a man and soldier. This museum does a fantastic job through 9 galleries telling the story of his life and military career. This is a memorial and therefore is the final resting place of the general and his wife. The...More

1  Thank newave99
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went there the other day and it was just amazing. Very informative, very good layout. A lot to see and good for any history buff!! Go and see!!

Thank yeaboyben
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The MacArthur Memorial is a must visit destination. you will learn so much more than what is routinely taught elementary or high school. The memorial has so much to see, and the architecture of the memorial is also quite amazing. Norfolk has so much to...More

Thank BillCarolNC
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My husband enjoys history, especially the WWII era. I must admit, I enjoyed the museum as well. Lots of information available, and the displays guide the visitor easily through the museum.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 25 February 2017

As a World War Two buff, I loved it. Thousands of artifacts relating to MacArthur and his tours of duty......even the gun and bullet used by Tojo when he attempted to kill himself....to avoid judgement. Lot's of nice oriental artworks from the era.....uniforms from the...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed exploring the MacArthur Memorial . Outside is very pretty with its landscaping. Inside the memorial with its artifacts of his career is a history lesson in itself.

Thank E7855OXlisac
Reviewed 13 February 2017

go there if you have any political or historical interest.MacArthur was an extreemly intersting general which was immensely important for his time.

Thank ChrCec
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed it. Each child had to interact with the WWI display periscope. Gift shop is worth a stop. I have visited many gift shops, but this one had postcards for Desert Storm / Shield. We arrived via train too early. Following the cannonball trail...More

Thank KMc4528
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This museum has a great collection and presentation of one of the greatest Generals that has ever lived. The museum chronicles his life in a very logical manner. Interactive and educational, a must see and a quick walk across the street from the MacArthur Mall.

1  Thank Justin C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I actually stumbled upon this place, and I was glad that I did. It is very amazing how they honor this great man.

Thank JohnBCowgill
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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