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Virginia War Memorial

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Address: 621 South Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone Number: 804 786-2060
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Great presentation of the major wars complete with falling 'snow'. The displays were very interesting and the staff helpful and courteous. Not a war buff myself but I truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great presentation of the major wars complete with falling 'snow'. The displays were very interesting and the staff helpful and courteous. Not a war buff myself but I truly enjoyed our visit.

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Located conveniently in downtown Richmond, this magnificent memorial serves multiple purposes. As a memorial, it honors the Virginians who gave the ultimate sacrifice. As an educational museum, it provides history and classrooms that can be reserved. It also can be used for meetings and gatherings. It belongs to you.....the public. Use it!

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Richmond, Virginia
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299 reviews 299 reviews
61 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have driven by this memorial many times and this week we decided to stop by. We were very impressed with how well it is maintained, the friendly and knowledgeable staff members and the impressive views of the city. Great place to spend a few hours walking around looking/reading about the ones who sacrificed their lives for our freedom.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The staff were warm and welcoming. Recounted history and was very approachable. A source of great information.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It's a wonderful stroll through the shrine, recognizing those Virginian's lost in battles. There are more than 11,000 folks memorialized...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

well kept and informative located near the mansion house so plenty to see around this area - we walked around for over an hour it was very pleasant

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Suffolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The exhibits are outstanding and informative!!! The staff/volunteers were very knowledgeable and patiently answered every question my 8 year old nephew asked!!! I've lived in this area for many years and can't believe what a gem I had right under my nose!!!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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393 reviews 393 reviews
138 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A multi-war memorial, not just to the Confederacy but to all uniformed Virginians who have given their lives up to the latest victims of war

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a very well done memorial, to the armed forces. It is not a monument to war but rather a good explanation of several different war events, WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, Viet Nam and the Desert Storm, complete with movie that was very well done.

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For some, this edifice of remembrance might have a special meaning, and should not be readily discounted in that event. Otherwise it is not a destination to be recommended, as one would Arlington. On the "plus side", there are great river views from there. Go down to Tredegar instead.

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