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Virginia War Museum

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Address: 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23607
Phone Number: (757) 247-8523
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nice museum

There are lots of things to see. We did like it even when we don't really know a lot about all the wars. From about the 2nd World War I know about what happened. I did like it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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rotterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

There are lots of things to see. We did like it even when we don't really know a lot about all the wars. From about the 2nd World War I know about what happened. I did like it that they had a part of the fence from Dachau and a piece of the Berlin Wall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Hidden little gem of a museum. Went there with family not expecting much but had a great visit. Lots of nice artifacts - definitely go if you are in the area.

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Mesquite, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What a nice museum with well displayed artifacts of all the wars. We were really impressed with the displays of over 60,000 artifacts. From the outside you'd never know what a great museum is located on the inside. Just goes to show you- never judge a place by looks alone!

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Hampton, Virginia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On the outside it doesnt look like much, but on the inside it's huge! Definitely worth looking into. Lots of cool artifacts from america's military history!

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Williamsburg
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A must for all ages!!! From the Revolutionary War through current Wars a spectacular collection of interesting artifacts. you can spend an hour or a day there!

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Wichita, Kansas
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was an unique museum with collections from all the US wars, and from other countries, as well. We really enjoyed the displays that featured, for instance, what a soldier (for each country in WWII), would have worn and carried upon them. This was the case through all the wars. There were also weapon displays, extensive Civil War and Revolutionary... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Superb military museum in Newport News, plentiful exhibits, covering all of our military past, both inside and out.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great collection of weapons of war from all time periods. Very well laid out and easy to navigate, children as well as adults will enjoy a visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The museum has a great amount of artifacts and old tanks and vehicles. Unfortunately, the staff was not all that friendly.

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Local American Legion Post started this museum after the end of World War 1. City of Newport News took it's administration over in the 1950's. Many exhibits of war artifacts covering our military for over 200 years. They have everything from hand guns to tanks and artillery guns as well as uniforms, medals, and all items used by our fighting... More 

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