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National Museum of the Marine Corps

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Address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle, VA 22172
Phone Number: +1 877-653-1775
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S...
The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum's soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Admission and parking are always free.
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Cannot find a better military museum

This is the best military museum I've ever seen, you can immediately see the smallest level of detail has been applied to every step.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is the best military museum I've ever seen, you can immediately see the smallest level of detail has been applied to every step.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

My family took me here for my birthday since I am a Marine Corps veteran and I was blown away by the place. This is by far one of the coolest museums I have ever visited. The amount of Marine Corps history contained in this museum is absolutely amazing. The exhibits are fantastic. If you are lucky there may be... More 

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Elk Grove,ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Finally a tax payer paid museum you are proud to visit. An excellent portrayal of the Marine Corp history from 1775 to present in photography, exhibits and written material. They have a great gift shop with reasonable prices for all things Marine Corp. Easy access from I-95 with plenty of free parking and free admission. A must see.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Regardless of if you are. Patriot or merely an interested patron, you can't fail to be impressed by this museum. Well laid out, easily accessible, and sugar-coated digestible chunks of history all make this a place in which it is easy to spend up to 6 hours. The onsite "pub" in quaint and serves presentable fayre. The staff are incredibly... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place is so great. We have been twice now. So clean and the staff is just the best. They do have free wheelchairs available for those who need them. This is a great museum for anyone who loves history and the military. A must see!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I attended a wedding at the museum a couple of days ago and it was the best experience I have ever had. Pam, the special event manager, did an amazing job! The set up was gorgeous and the service was fantastic. If you ever want to have an event at the museum make sure you have Pam do it. Her... More 

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Dumfries, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is nice field trip for when you have family coming into town from out the area. It is free to go in.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I go there whenever we have house guests. It doesn't change much over time, but my non-military visitors love it. Be ready to spend at least five or six hours to take it all in. Fast food is available on premises, nothing special.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is amazing! One of the most interesting museums I have ever been to. The volunteers that work here are very helpful and informative. They even offer special events on holidays. Have taken my grand-kids here several times. They are expanding and adding even more. Can't wait to go again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Exhibits are excellent with more planned. This place is huge and may be too big to see everything in one day. It is free but the gift shop asks for your change for a donation. Do it! They put your money to good use. Don't miss this one if you're in the area, even if you don't know a Marine.

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Additional Information about National Museum of the Marine Corps

Address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle, VA 22172
Phone Number: +1 877-653-1775
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Triangle
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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