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MacArthur Memorial

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Address: 198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510
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+1 757-441-2965
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars:...

Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.

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Great museum!

My husband enjoys history, especially the WWII era. I must admit, I enjoyed the museum as well. Lots of information available, and the displays guide the visitor easily through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Suzanne B
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband enjoys history, especially the WWII era. I must admit, I enjoyed the museum as well. Lots of information available, and the displays guide the visitor easily through the museum.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a World War Two buff, I loved it. Thousands of artifacts relating to MacArthur and his tours of duty......even the gun and bullet used by Tojo when he attempted to kill himself....to avoid judgement. Lot's of nice oriental artworks from the era.....uniforms from the era....and weapons of the era. There is even a deck plate from the signing of... More 

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Sedalia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed exploring the MacArthur Memorial . Outside is very pretty with its landscaping. Inside the memorial with its artifacts of his career is a history lesson in itself.

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Roskilde
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

go there if you have any political or historical interest.MacArthur was an extreemly intersting general which was immensely important for his time.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed it. Each child had to interact with the WWI display periscope. Gift shop is worth a stop. I have visited many gift shops, but this one had postcards for Desert Storm / Shield. We arrived via train too early. Following the cannonball trail to St. Paul's was just right and "very cool"!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a great collection and presentation of one of the greatest Generals that has ever lived. The museum chronicles his life in a very logical manner. Interactive and educational, a must see and a quick walk across the street from the MacArthur Mall.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I actually stumbled upon this place, and I was glad that I did. It is very amazing how they honor this great man.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

I had an assignment when I was working on my Masters and it was suggest I go by this memorial to check out some things. There was a lot to see and find out. I got quite a bit of information, yes, but it was just great to see overall.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a great museum for everything MacArthur. They have lots of very nice artifacts and displays to look at and read. The facilities are well kept. The staff is friendly. It's free of charge, but donations are certainly accepted. I really enjoyed visiting this museum. My only complaint was that the signage/layout was a little confusing to me in... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

So much to see about how his military life parallels the military history of the 20th Century. Very moving exhibits, especially that of the battle for the Philippines. This is an impressive memorial. Within walking distance of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and Battleship Wisconsin.

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