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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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Fireworks front row view

I watched the 4th of July fireworks from the Museum grounds. It was spectacular. The museum itself is a great place to visit. It has information section inside describing some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I watched the 4th of July fireworks from the Museum grounds. It was spectacular. The museum itself is a great place to visit. It has information section inside describing some battles and with military memorabilia, nice air-conditioned place to stroll. Outside it has a memorial wall with names of military men and women who have lost their lives. All in... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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242 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The Virginia War memorial is a nice visit in the State Capital of richmond, va. The wall shows the names of fallen vets and the museum inside has a nice display of history and uniforms of the veterans of various wars. It won't take a long time to tour but worth a half hour or hour of your time. Great... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I decided to visit on a whim because the weather was unusually warm, clear, sunny and beautiful. There was a family there for a wedding rehersel. The VWM was closed but they let me take pictures. What a beautiful day!!!

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Thank KATRINA C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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101 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great place to visit with your family, a friend took me here on Memorial day and it was just a wonderful place to be able to see veterans, and appreciate what they've done for our freedom.

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Thank 1Souci
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Awesome to see the names of those who sacrificed it all for our country, the museum is interesting and the wall shows the names and where they came from (which county).

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Thank Tina D
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Living in the local area, I had the chance to visit this memorial several times and cannot help but be moved about the lives native Virginians have given to the various wars. Great location with a fantastic view of the Richmond skyline. Also it is located uphill from the Civil War Museum at Tredagar Ironworks. They do hold various events... More 

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Thank Allen G
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

As a history buff and native Richmonder 'm embarrassed to say I just recently visited the Va War Memorial. Went for a book signing of Dr. Norman (Mike) Camp's book, Stress, Strain, and Vietnam dealing with his front line experiences and years of follow up and research. The book is very "heavy" but his presentation was enlightening regarding the effects... More 

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Thank 7Whitwall
Virginia
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is heartbreaking BUT heartwarming as well..names of service people lost in our wars..not just the Civil War.. Beautifully situated on a hillside overlooking the city and the James. beautiful place to visit even if you are anti war..fabulous sculpture and architecture.

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Thank ChurchHillGal
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not much to it. Its free, theres a pretty cool video that they show and some cool displays to check out up and downstairs.

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Thank seattleslew11
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I took my brother, an Air Force veteran, to this memorial and he was in awe. The wall itself is huge but it's not so much the memorial itself, as it is the presentation. You find yourself sitting there, reflecting on these names on this wall, who all gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. I was overwhelmed with the... More 

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