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Virginia War Memorial

621 South Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23219
804 786-2060
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Ranked #11 of 81 Attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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254 reviews 254 reviews
64 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful place to pause and reflect on the sacrifices Virginians have made in service to the United States. Virginia played prominently in the Revolution, War of 1812, and the Civil War. There are many battlesites and memorials commemorating those events all over Virginia.This memorial is dedicated to the memory of those Virginians who died in World War... More

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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great new addition to Richmond honoring VA veterans. The views of Richmond are beautiful. Worth a walk up the steep hill from the National Civil War Museum on the James.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This memorial is a must see, the memorial itself is beautiful. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. The museum has so much history to offer. The pictures of the current service members we've lost was heartbreaking, as some were coworkers. This is a must see

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Tons of histoy here and in the nearby area, The Confederate White House and Tredagar Iron works where weapons were produced for the civil war

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Toowoomba, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I found all I saw here to be extremely good and would be good for education for all young Americans and would recommend to all travelers site to visit Richmond alone has so many Historical I would indeed give Richmond and surrounding area 10 out of 10

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Martinsville, Virginia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This memorial sets on a hill with the city as it's background. Seeing the names from each county/city in Virginia that gave their life for my freedom was really amazing. Also, inside the memorial there are great pieces of history regarding all of the wars. Also see the picture of every person from Virginia that has died in Afghanistan &... More

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is another of my favorite places in Richmond. The glass and stones have names of Virginia's fallen veterans etched in them, along with the county/city they were from. There is a statue, "Memory," at the south end of the memorial. She shows both the great sorrow and pride for our fallen soldiers. She stands by a reflecting pool and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a wonderful exhibit in Richmond...everyone should check it out. A little known place but it packs a lot of information. You should go there with the intent of taking a slow stroll through it all and definitely watch the movie.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is well worth browsing around. It is very informative and really makes you think about what Americans sacrifice every day for our freedom.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is worth a visit in Richmond. Very nice, clean facility with a lot of history. The one comment I do have is although they are keeping up on the grounds, I wish they would have kept up with the ware memorial itself. It has not completed the Gulf War and it would be nice if that was expanded to... More

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