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Virginia War Memorial

621 South Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23219
804 786-2060
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Ranked #14 of 101 attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Richmond
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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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
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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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London, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I was just looking at the names of the dead and the places of battle when a friendly guide, Wilton, popped up,and explained some facts about the monument and what was included in the centre itself. Thank you, it really brought the history itself to life, and I found out some details of the site as well. And thanks for... More

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spain
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100 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I did not expect to see such a wonderful st of monuments and some fantastic homes, The city is very proud of these people to whom the monuments are dedicated and justifiably so. Well done.

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Reston, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I would recommend visiting this memorial once during day time and once during evening/night time. I visited this more than an year back and had no trouble finding parking. But I was going thru their website today and it looks like that parking now is inadequate and they have planned to create an underground parking for which construction is starting... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

There is great history all around Richmond this is a great place to start. There are no dislikes here the view is awesome. You really need to visit if your in the area.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is a memorial that features all the war including the Persian Gulf war. I believe this place is fully pack during Memorial Day Celebration. It has the list or war heroes from Virginia.

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Ashland, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beautiful view of the city of Richmond and the James River from this location. We took our family for a Memorial Day Celebration.

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Senior Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This memorial is on a very high hill. If walking be sure you bring water. Of course you can drive and park there too. I really liked that this is a memorial to all soldiers from all wars.

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