We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 19 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
aviation

this was especially beautiful, they had full Bronze replicas of all the aviators, had a Monument from the First Africian- American shot down in 1948also had a bronze door off the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Jean T
,
Albany, New York
Add Photo

19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Albany, New York
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

this was especially beautiful, they had full Bronze replicas of all the aviators, had a Monument from the First Africian- American shot down in 1948also had a bronze door off the plane and the Pilots walking out tha door in full aviator uniformsand of a family awaiting the return of their pilot from a mission. Wife and children waiting for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seringes-et-Nesles, Picardie, France
Level Contributor
93 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Take a moment while strolling through Town Point Park along the Elizabeth River to read a few letters home from our service members. It is a bit tricky to find...walk along the water from Nauticus to the Victory Rover boat that takes you on the cruise to see the Navy ships. Letters are cast in bronze and strewn about as... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
vancouver
Level Contributor
110 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

the memorial is located downtown so parking is a concern but there is lots of paid parking on a Sunday, crowds were few and there is a large shopping centre located nearby

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Wisconsin
Level Contributor
35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I've seen plenty of nice war memorials over the years, but the letters along Norfolk's waterfront may be the most touching I've ever seen. It is amazing to take the time to read the stories of the men and women who have served over the years, and to read their perspectives as they fought in war. A must stop, just... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Highbridge UK
Level Contributor
60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The memorial can be a little tricky to find but worth searching it out Reading the letters is very moving

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We love this beautiful tribute to our military. It speaks loudly in it's silent statues. Even our small children enjoyed this enjoyed memorial. You can also view beautiful sunsets from the point, too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norfolk, Virginia
Level Contributor
64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is one of the most unique memorials that I have ever seen. It is absolutely fascinating and beautifully situated. A must see if you are a history buff of any degree.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westfield,WI
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My niece took my daughter and me here and we read all of the letters. I left this memorial in tears it moved me so much. A must see.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Detroit
Level Contributor
30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is just a few minutes from the nautilus and week worth the find. One of the most moving military memorials I have ever been to. If your in Norfolk, well worth the visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Knoxville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This memorial is fantastic...very creative. It is in a kind of odd place, sort of out of the way in the park. It is a must see if you are in the area. Right next to the Nauticus museum.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Armed Forces Memorial also viewed

 

Been to Armed Forces Memorial? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Armed Forces Memorial

Address: Address: Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Armed Forces Memorial staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?