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MacArthur Memorial

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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By accident I discovered the museum online when I was looking for something to do in Norfolk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
informative and free

Very informative and the best part of it is that it's free. Very clean place despite the fact that... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
New York City, New York
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By accident I discovered the museum online when I was looking for something to do in Norfolk besides the naval museum and visting the battleship Wisconsin since I’ve done those on my last trip. The museum is wonderful. Do start with the 20 minute film....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Very informative and the best part of it is that it's free. Very clean place despite the fact that there's no admission fee. If you're into museums, and love gaining more knowledge,you will be entertained . MacArthur ( of "I shall return" fame and his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank terezitapgc
Reviewed February 1, 2019

If you want to learn about Douglas MacArthur, this is a great place to go. Visitor Center has a 20 minute video on General MacArthur which is recommended before you tour the memorial/museum. The memorial is free but takes donations. There was a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah J
Reviewed January 11, 2019

This is an interesting memorial to General Douglas MacArthur and his long history of military service to this country.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank src1962
Reviewed December 26, 2018

As being a military veteran and aware of Douglas MacArthur, I wanted to stop for visit while in Norfolk. The entrance is free but donations are appreciated. The memorial contains artifacts from MacArthur's career to include his famous sunglasses, corn pipe and hat. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CodyDC
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I love history so this was right up my alley. My fiance wasn't as enthused as I was, but nonetheless, we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerseyDiva
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

After passing the memorial complex walking to/from a conference several days, a friend stopped in for a visit. We were the only visitors at the time. We appreciated the City of Norfolk offering the memorial and galleries free of charge. The docents were a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SnowGlobeKing
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was in Norfolk for the first time In October 2018. I am an ole Navy Veteran, and I did see all Navy stuff that Norfolk had to offer, but while I was researching the Norfolk area, I noticed MacArthur's Memorial was there too. Be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SFrench886
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Free and certainly worth seeing when in the Norfolk area. Gen. MacArthur was a military kid and while he considered the Philippines or New York City his home, his mother was from Norfolk so chose to be interred in Norfolk. The building is the old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We totally enjoyed learning more about General MacArthur. Great that it is free. Downtown mall is across the street so use the free parking garage.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jordan W
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Response from Florian2313 | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours ..reading all the little plaques and displays
July 9, 2015|
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Not that I recall but it was a month agoo