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Virginia War Museum

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Excellent History Museum from Colonial Days through Modern times. Great staff - Ross

Don't let the outside fool you. There are tons of exhibits inside that a history buff could spend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Salinas, California
A Great Deal!

For a mere $8.00 adult admission fee, a history buff could easily spend 3-4 hours in this fabulous... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2019
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the outside fool you. There are tons of exhibits inside that a history buff could spend 3 hours or so in here. We had an outstanding staff member - Ross - that took to time to explain a number of the exhibits to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

For a mere $8.00 adult admission fee, a history buff could easily spend 3-4 hours in this fabulous museum. The historical items, graphics, and fighting vehicles are top notch. Be sure to visit the bathrooms, where there are humorous displays of military field sanitation. My...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I'm a World War history buff and I came to the museum to learn more about the smaller details of the artifacts. The exhibits are well maintained and it has many key historical pieces which are more rare than most what other museums usually have....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

From the outside this museum doesn't look like much, but once you walk inside you are enveloped into so much history and authentic artifacts...we loved our experience here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Starbecca
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum on or visit to Virginia Beach. My husband is retired military and he loved it. The museum has quite an extensive collection of weapons. I found everything interesting as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Great military museum and great price highly suggest for the history buff or the causal historian. Awesome exhibits especially. War of 1812

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My son loved this place! He loves all military history. Their collection of artifacts is HUGE! No it doesn't have all the fancy interactive gadgets and gizmos but, not all child need or want that stuff. One can learn a lot by reading. A must-see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna T
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A great little war museum. Doesn't look like much on the outside but has a ton of artifacts from pre-Revolutionary War to the Present.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Impressive was the single word that came to mind to describe our visit to the museum yesterday. Mentioned it to a buddy at breakfast this AM, and the first thing out of his mouth was "impressive, huh!". We agreed on a couple of other things...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Big-Deeee
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Sooo I am a WWII BUFF! I mean, obsessed... and this museum was NOT worth the $8 in my opinion. There was a lot of "stuff" but nothing of note besides part of the barbed wire from the Dachau wall and part of the Berlin...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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David A
July 30, 2018|
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The prices can be found on their website. The charge is $8 for an adult, with discounts for Senior, Military and AAA members. Children are $6.