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Virginia War Museum

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9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
+1 757-247-8523
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Impressive

Impressive was the single word that came to mind to describe our visit to the museum yesterday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Big-Deeee
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Smithfield, VA
Not Worth the $8...

Sooo I am a WWII BUFF! I mean, obsessed... and this museum was NOT worth the $8 in my opinion... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Racquelle S
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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  • Average6%
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9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
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"berlin wall"
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"propaganda posters"
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"on display"
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"american legion"
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"military items"
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"cool artifacts"
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"amazing collection"
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"gift shop"
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"chronological order"
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"three hours"
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"large collection"
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"visiting the area"
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"regular admission"
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"both sides"
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"weapons"
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"tanks"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Big-Deeee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Racquelle S
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This museum has the greatest number of items on display that I have every seen in a space this small. They also have impressive items like a George Washington Letter, Adolf Hitler's signature and part of the walls from Dachau. It was also cool to...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The museum covers the eras from our founding to today. You go for a fascinating stroll through the centuries of our history. Don't be surprised at how much time you spend here because it is riveting.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm not an aficionado of military history, but I do love American history. This place appears deceptively small from the outside, but they have made maximum use of the space - so many artifacts (many of them genuine) dating all the way back to the...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This museum covers many generations of history. There is a gift shop and free parking. It is located near the water so bring a lunch and enjoy! The military discount saves soldiers $1 off the regular $8 admission.

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love historical museums. We didn’t expect much from this humble looking obviously military structure, but it was packed with memorabilia, articles, and artifacts from every war we have ever fought. We spent 3 hours. Well worth it.

Thank retiredron08
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This museum is a must see for everyone! The exhibits go from the early wars to the most recent. The history here is unbelievable. We were there for three hours and could have stayed longer!!! The size of the building is misleading....... plan to stay...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

This museum is well laid out and has a much larger collection of artifacts than I would have guessed.

Thank Mary Denis
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

In town to visit relatives for Thanksgiving, found the Virginia War Museum on several; search lists for things to do. The museum tracks through early days of the US with artifacts, guns, uniforms, art and photos. Progresses through the many wars in our history with...More

Thank j1800
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