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Virginia War Memorial

621 S Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23220-6504
+1 804-786-2060
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One of the Best FREE Attractions in Richmond

I can't believe it took me 49 years of living in Richmond to finally get to the Virginia War... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Richmond, Virginia

A war memorial for the many Virginian Souls perished during US wars. The wall of names is both... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
James L
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621 S Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23220-6504
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I can't believe it took me 49 years of living in Richmond to finally get to the Virginia War Memorial (VWM) for the first time. And, now that I've been there, I need to go back to see what I missed. For the longest time,...More

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A war memorial for the many Virginian Souls perished during US wars. The wall of names is both breathtaking and unnerving. The friendly and attentive staff bring this memorial to life.

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A monument to World War I, this memorial was built in 1932 and stands 240 ft tall. The bells still are functional. Check on line to see when they ring. It's impressive.

2  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had not been to the War Memorial in decades, so was pleasantly surprised at how it had grown. We had a guided tour by one of our group's spouses. One of the vets associated with the model plane hanging in the main lobby was...More

2  Thank 99barbarajm
Reviewed 18 January 2017

To me, this is a holy place. The reverence is palpable-- from the care and artistry of the design, to the placement on the banks of the James. I feel very sad when I visit, seeing all those names of Virginians who have died in...More

2  Thank Joy G
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My husband was an intern at the War Memorial and I was participating in the annual 5K race. The exhibits are very interesting and touching. Seeing the pictures of all of the young men and women who have died to protect our freedom is an...More

2  Thank Lauri W
Reviewed 20 November 2016

A place to go and pay tribute to our military men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our country. The wall of honor is a somber walk but reminder of those who raised their hand and took the oath for our...More

2  Thank Tricia R
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I spent an entire day here on a work retreat, so I was able to see everything inside and on the grounds of the Memorial. There are numerous historic artifacts of Virginia military history and touching tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for our...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Greeted by helpful staff who discussed the history of the memorial. The archways and presentation of the service members lost in conflict was solemn and very dignified. The grounds were well maintained, easy to navigate with pleasant views of surrounding Richmond area. Inside the main...More

1  Thank freqworld_traveller
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Good video explaining why Veterans serve to protect our freedoms. Free to the public. Volunteers are very friendly and eager to share information. One is a veteran that had to crawl out onto the tail wing of a WWII bomber to bail out.

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Jack L
18 April 2017|
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Response from Lauri W | Reviewed this property |
There is parking that is easily accessed from Belvidere on both the side and back of the memorial plus there is also on street parking as well.