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National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 877-653-1775
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THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED JAN 4-MARCH 31, 2016 DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. 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 soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Admission and parking are always free.
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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 877-653-1775
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an educational and enlightening presentation of US Marine technology and participation throughout US military history. A testament to the personal bravery & ingenuity of a respected fighting force.

Thank CzGw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A walking, visually Impressive history of everything Marine Corps. Takes a good hour or two or more depending on how in depth you wish to experience it. Anyone considering joining the military might want to visit this place!

Thank WhileImOut
Reviewed 4 days ago

Finally got a chance to get to the museum and it was well worth it. Admission is free, and the place is fantastic. I spent three hours there and could have spent twice as long. Traces the history of the Corps from beginning to present...More

1  Thank dwgeorge1861
Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice free museum which will show you the history of the Marines and a nice little motivational movie as well to see . The way they have it set up with sound as if you were in each conflict . Excellent place to bring...More

Thank corollaclub98
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my fourth or fifth visit and it just keeps getting better. The history of the United States Marine Corps all in one place. Everyone should visit at least once. The exhibits are interesting and feature all kinds of multi-media bells and whistles. Admission...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully done. There is a lot to see there with real aircraft and numerous sculpture pieces that look natural. Will be worth your while to visit this place that is easy to get to.

Thank Bette B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great museum about the history of the Marine Corps and the United States. The history galleries are awesome with lots of displays, artifacts, photos, paintings and videos. You will see many things to capture your interests: swords, rifles, tanks, landing crafts, helicopters and airplanes....More

Thank Richard U
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a can not miss it Museum. Taking you through the history of the Marine Corp. The exhibits were top shelf. This is the third visit to the Museum and will not be my last. There is a place to grab a drink and...More

Thank greg0ryfrank
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time, beautiful building, very informative learned alot about Marine history, you really need a few hours to really see it all.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum that's well put together. The digital narration system works very well and there is lots to see. Displays are well laid out and there is no problem with parking. Probably the best of all the services museums. Don't miss this one.

Thank rak003
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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 Jim F | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends on whether you are renting a car, have your own vehicle or just looking for a place to stay close to Quantico. If You have a vehicle there are places to stay in the Alexandria area. A few places close to... More
Carol W
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