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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!!!

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank 1Souci
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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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).

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 

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 

Thank 7Whitwall
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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.

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.

Thank seattleslew11
Richmond, Virginia
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18 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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Boones Mill, Virginia
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58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Visited here with my brother on a weekday morning. It is very well kept and quite impressive - beginning with the memorial wall outside. It is particularly informative in that soldiers names are listed by county. We were extremely blessed to have as our guide a WWII veteran! He was very and pleasant informative,and of course his knowledge of WWII... More 

Thank Shirley J
Springfield, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was a moving tribute to all of the Virginians who were killed in action in the past couple of wars. The names on the walls by county shows what a sacrifice Virginians made. We went there on a quiet Sunday morning and it was peaceful. Its a beautiful view overlooking the James River and the skyscrapers of Richmond.

Thank Kimberly O

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