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National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 877-653-1775
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THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED JAN 4-MARCH 31, 2016 DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum's soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Admission and parking are always free.
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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 877-653-1775
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The National Museum of the Marine Corps offers many outstanding exhibits. I like the Vietnam exhibit because it is so life like - makes you feel you just got off a helicopter in the middle of a battle.

Thank wmay13241
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My kids beg often to come back to this museum. It is fun for the kids and really great for adults too. I do not tire of going and have learned new things every time. When family comes to visit this is the museum we...More

Thank echoa2017
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Make sure you have at least two hours to read all the important info on displays. The recreated scences are lifelike and give visitors a realistic view if events. The airplanes on exhibit is truly remarkable. The story of many diverse individuals and the personal...More

Thank sfbmib
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had heard marvelous reviews about the museum, and I was not disappointed. The exhibits are well-done, providing a captivating history of not only the Marines, but the history of US military exploits in general. Highly recommend!

Thank JWStravels
Reviewed 21 August 2016

When we first entered we all felt it was a little like a recruitment centre for the marine corps but after 10 minutes and going further in we thought it was absolutely amazing. Really well done throughout with amazing sections for each war. We all...More

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We are history buffs and visit many museums. We have been here more often than any other, though. This is truly an impressive, awe inspiring museum. The figures are cast from real Marines and the most lifelike figures I've seen. There are rooms depicting major...More

Thank 304kathig
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is free to get into. It is very friendly to all age groups. It has different rooms for every era and in Marine Corps Corps history. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Tommyr73
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

When heading toward D. C. stopped here for 3 hours and it made our trip! This museum is breathtaking in beauty and beyond informative in function. I attended with my son 19 who didn't want to leave. We will go back in the future to...More

Thank Lavendersunday
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Plan to spend a few hours because there's a lot of history you'll be seeing and reading. I wish we would've planned for more time. Another trip in the near future will allow me to spend more time in the exhibits from WW I to...More

Thank Heidi L W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a different reaction from the other reviewers--I was disappointed. I found the layout confusing. I thought the presentation of the materials and items very busy and at times repetitive. There is a lot to see, a wealth of information a nd some great...More

Thank Fred K
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Rebel142 | Reviewed this property |
First and foremost enjoy your visit! Driving is easier than rail and there is plenty of parking available. The Quantico station is a platform with shelter inside the base. Served by AMTRAK and VRE stations are within... More
4 June 2016|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends on whether you are renting a car, have your own vehicle or just looking for a place to stay close to Quantico. If You have a vehicle there are places to stay in the Alexandria area. A few places close to... More
Carol W
28 April 2016|
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Response from GeoWashington1787 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I went back and reread your question. My response above was intended to cover the Semper Fi Memorial Park. The Museum needs at least two or maybe three hours. There is a nice gift shop and a restaurant you will... More