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MacArthur Memorial

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Address: MacArthur Square, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone Number: 757 441 2965
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 mall. A lot of good stores to see and shop. Good eating places,nice bathrooms. A lot of walking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Middlesex, North Carolina
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Middlesex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great mall. A lot of good stores to see and shop. Good eating places,nice bathrooms. A lot of walking.

Thank heavymeta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an interesting education on the life of Douglas MacArthur. I especially enjoyed the sections about WW2. It was a great way to spend an hour while the Mrs. was next door at the mall. The General and his wife are buried in the rotunda.

Thank Pat P
Norfolk, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Friends from out of town asked us to take them here. Nothing to boast about. In fact, I can't think of anything to add to get this to 100 characters.

Thank elizabeth m
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stopped in on our Norfolk walking tour and learned many things about the history of our country and McCarther. Great lesson on how he helped the Philipines. His car is on display along with various uniforms and other personal items of historical significance, and preserved items. If you like history, this is worth stopping by!

Thank HarvestDream
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this memorial/museum is inspiring. It feels great touring the exhibits and feeling the recent source of strength for our nation. I listened to the online podcast tour as I looked at the exhibits. With the audio tour I spent about an hour and a half from beginning to end. By the time you finish you will have a... More 

Thank VaBeachMatt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in to get out of the rain and were pleasantly surprised by the breadth of this museum. We both learned a great deal about MacArthur and enjoyed this extensive collection. Allow 3 hours for a visit and be sure to catch the film start, as it helps to set the stage for your visit. All attractions are free,... More 

Thank kdeemo
martinsville, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Very nice Memorial dedicated to life of General MacArthur. There is a nice movie with the highlights of his life. Then you can visit the various exhibits dealing with his early life, World War 1 World War 2 and the Korean War. Admission is free and there is free parking as well. If you are not a history or biography... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The memorial is historically accurate, and serves as a good chronicle of the General's life. For those interested in research, the archives are some of the best on Virginia.

Thank Pete G
kfar yona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

it's is quite small but very interesting and well organized memorial. it describes the history of a great warrior of the 2 WW

Thank ohad m
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my walk through the General's life. He was a very interesting man who significantly impacted major worldwide events of the 20th century. Well laid out.

Thank James M

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