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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 22, 2007

My father was stationed at Quantico in the 60s and he was a tour guide at the old Marine Museum. Needless to say, we were excited when we found out that the new museum had finally opened in Nov 06. We went down the following...More

5  Thank luv2travel75
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Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

If you have a member of your family that's of the canine persuasion, you'll probably want to leave fido at home. However, there's no way to really know this unless you suffer though a visit with you four-legged companion in tow. I searched the museum...More

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gwennadams, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of the Marine Corps, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2014

Thank you for visiting the Museum and for bringing your concerns to my attention. The information you received at the front desk was correct - we do allow furry visitors in Semper Fidelis Memorial Park as long as they are on a leash, well-behaved and...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

For my dad’s birthday, some of our family drove down to Triangle to see the museum. My dad is retired USCG, but you don’t have to be a Marine family - or even military family - to appreciate the museum! There is a lot of...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We four friends visited this place today. A great experience. It gives great sense of Patriotism and respect for the US marines. What a glorious history of the US Marine Corps

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the NMMC perhaps a dozen times and I have very much enjoyed it each time. This time was extra special, as we had our wedding reception there. It was a great experience!

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a must visit. Talking to the vets is always heartwarming and fascinating.The museum itself is so awesome. The history of Marine Corps is so interesting and so well presented, I read every display. The lifelike displays are superb.

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

I found the National Marine Corps Museum very interesting and informative of this branch of service in our military. Being only apart of the Army Branch it was interesting to hear and see what the Marines role was through out our history of wars. The...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

What a great museum just outside of the Marine Corps base at Quantico! We enjoyed all of the exhibits that were so well laid out from inception to the war in Iraq. A great tribute to our Maine's! Plan to stay a couple of hours...More

Thank Cadybly
Reviewed July 9, 2018

spend time, don't rush, listen to the docents and see how horrible war is and was, and learn about those who won freedom for us, it's free, clean and informative, get a dog tag when you leave and remember our vets. this place rocks!

Thank mike m
Reviewed July 6, 2018

For those of you who have a hankering for military history the National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC) will definitely scratch your itch! Also, for those that have a keen interest in America's relations to Asia the NMMC has plenty to offer. The Marine...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We weren't expected to visit this museum but saw the signs on I-95 and wanted out of the busy traffic. What a stop! This museum is great, probably one of the best we have visited. The museum is free to get in, the staff greets...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

We got there 2 hours before they closed and I wish we would have come much earlier, but we were not able to. This is one of the best, if not THE best museum I have ever toured. Artifacts from and explanation of the history...More

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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