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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 August 19, 2018 via mobile

Okay, so my son just graduated the officer candidate School. So, I may be a bit emotional but this place made me cry. The historical quotes from generals and presidents are awe inspiring. Spend some time here, learn what makes the Marines different and significant...More

Thank Brent D
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The museum is exceptional in the design. The transitions from one time period to another were smoothly done, but more importantly it highlights the world's best!

Thank John C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I am a Charter Member and Sponsor for this museum and I'm disappointed with how small it is and the lack of attention to the Korean War. In my opinion, my Father was in some of the bloodiest fighting the US Marines have ever seen...More

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed August 11, 2018

I have the utmost respect for our service men, and I have been to several museums with a military focus, this one I was greatly surprised, the organization is fantastic, from its very beginnings to today with expansion plans. The art was magnificent too! I...More

Thank Dannielle S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A great museum of Marine history. The entire museum can be seen in an afternoon and is free to enter with ample and free parking.

Thank williamvroland
Reviewed August 7, 2018

While attending the Colonel Don Davis Logistics reunion in Myrtle Beach Va. my husbands group made arrangements to tour this wonderful museum and we were not disappointed in what they presented. This historical museum followed the United States Marine Corp from its beginning to the...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

My son and I visit about a once a year as his uncle is a Marine. The exhibits and artifacts are great for lovers of the military and history. You leave quite humbled and appreciative of the USMC!More

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MarineMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Marine Corps, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

We're certainly glad you come back so often because we'll be adding new galleries and exhibits every year for about the next 4 years. Even then we won't be done because there's always something new to tell or a new artifact to put on exhibit....More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our whole extended family visited here for my wife's uncle's birthday, and we were pleasantly surprised at how comprehensive a museum this really is! With beautiful grounds when you first arrive (that spire!!), the entire tour around was not only informative of the history of...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

There is not enough space here or time to write the accolades of this museum. The museum itself is amazing with vast amounts of memorabilia and history. The guides are all retired Marines with their own stories to share. To walk through and see so...More

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MarineMuseum, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Marine Corps, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed the National Museum of the Marine Corps so much. We take great pride in telling the Corps' story in a way that is compelling to all our visitors. And your comment about our guides/docents is spot on. Their individual...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

I stopped for a "quick look" on my way down to Williamsburg and, needless to say, two hours later, I was still here. I have seen many military museums in the world ,but this one is one of the best. Informative, interactive, and with excellent...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