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Museum of Military Memorabilia

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Address: 122 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: 540-464-3041

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Must Stop in Lexington

This is a small museum but jam-packed with interesting stories of the service of VMI cadets. For Civil War buffs, this is heaven, with much Stonewall Jackson memorabilia... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a small museum but jam-packed with interesting stories of the service of VMI cadets. For Civil War buffs, this is heaven, with much Stonewall Jackson memorabilia, including his taxidermied horse.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My wife and I stopped by this museum during our recent anniversary trip to Lexington. Patricia gave us the tour as an anniversary gift. Her husband spent much of his life collecting the items on display and they opened it together. She offered a wealth of information about the items and much insight into her and her husband's family history.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Totally amazed by the collection. It is a great look inside a man's life. So glad that his wife has carried on the collection to share with us and also share his memory. I will always remember this museum.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Upon visiting Lexington my husband wanted to stop and visit the Museum of Military Memorabilia. I am so happy that he wanted to stop here. This private collection is amazing and you can tell the owner loved her husband. She has kept the Museum open and shares her amazing knownledge with everyone that she can. The $3.00 is well worth... More 

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Whatever the country, whatever the branch of service, whatever the battle the owner is a wealth of knowledge! You can give her your timetable and she fits the tour according to your wishes. We had a personal tour which many will receive when not busy! For only $3 per person it is the best value for your buck! Amazing collection... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This collection of memorabilia, is a definite labor of love of the curators and all tours are personally guided by the owner.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I made a day trip to Lexington to shop and explore. We stumbled upon this museum and almost decided not to go but were at last convinced by our gracious hostess when she told us that if we had the time to take the tour that she would waive the entrance fee. Upon entrance, we were regaled... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Tucked out of the way on South Main Street is this truly outstanding collection of military memorabilia. The collection mainly comprises uniforms and helmets/caps and other regalia and covers many countries (including rare ones such as Korea) and goes back a number of years. All tours are guided by Pat who dislays a great knowledge of the items on display.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Went to visit my sister who's lived there almost all of my life. While driving down Main the museum sign caught my eye. When I inquired, almost in unison she and her husband said, "Don't know. Seen it but never gone in." Figuring it hadn't just opened I made them go in. The sweet Patricia Mountain offered to give a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

It took 55 years for the owner's husband to collect the pieces for the museum. The dedication and love put into this museum and collection is wonderful. The lady that owns it gives you a personal tour that is well with your $3. Definitely a must see!

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Address: Address: 122 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: 540-464-3041
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington

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