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National Museum of the Marine Corps

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The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum's...more
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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 703-784-6107
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What an excellent museum and totally free! The interpretive exhibits are arranged in date order in a circular route, starting with the origins of Marine activity in early conflicts, and covering every major conflict through history. It is really well done, with multi media information,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is outstanding. Full of American History. Only one drawback, bring your own lunch.The food in Devil dog cafe is over priced, cold and bad. The staff wasn't very nice at all.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum itself is laid out in chronological order and some of the rooms will blow you away (figuratively) with the way they transport you to that event. I strongly recommend the outside walkway, it is quite a smooth path and I also recommend a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is like looking at living history of the Marine Corps and not to be missed by anyone in any branch of service or civilian. There is no cost, two great restaurants, place for kids to play, and huge grounds to walk about.

Thank Joemarine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is important to know even a little bit of what our troops and their families sacrifice to keep our country safe. This museum does a good job of sharing the history of the Marine Corps. Lots of interactive exhibits. Beautiful grounds which are being...More

1  Thank SMGleb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see.This museum is an awesome experience, airplanes, tanks, movies, interactive exhibits. It is beautiful inside and out.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding! Interactive, mixed media presentation, movies, and more! Includes children's activities.

1  Thank Carol Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum thrives by being south of DC. There is a lot of local talent that has retired around Marine Corps Base Quantico and they are the ones who serve as docents at the Museum. There is a lot to see and they seem to...More

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MarineMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Marine Corps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed the National Museum of the Marine Corps! Thank you for mentioning our amazing team of docents, we'd be absolutely lost without them. We hope you'll come back often to see what we're adding.

Reviewed September 9, 2018

While visiting family in the area we toured this unbelievable museum. The level of detail and effort for each time period persentation was truly remarkable. You need to allow at least 3 hours to be able to view the entire museum. We will visit again.

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Like other of our military museums we’ve visited, this is another spectacular keeper. No parking fee. No admission fee. Extremely friendly, helpful staff, many are volunteers. Architecture is stunning. Lots of interactive exhibits. Great for kids. History and lots of it. Don’t miss the beautiful...More

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May 13, 2017|
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Response from Rebel142 | Reviewed this property |
First and foremost enjoy your visit! Driving is easier than rail and there is plenty of parking available. The Quantico station is a platform with shelter inside the base. Served by AMTRAK and VRE stations are within... More
June 3, 2016|
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Response from atasteofcreole | Reviewed this property |
DC and Crystal City is waaaaaay too far away. There are several excellent landmarks around Quantico, Stafford and Fredericksburg. The traffic and parking issues in DC and Crystal City is outrageous. Plus it's a slower... More
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April 27, 2016|
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Response from GeoWashington1787 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I went back and reread your question. My response above was intended to cover the Semper Fi Memorial Park. The Museum needs at least two or maybe three hours. There is a nice gift shop and a restaurant you will... More