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U.S. Army Women's Museum

2100 Adams A Avenue, Building P-5219, Fort Lee, VA 23801-2100
+1 804-734-4327
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Located nearby the Quartermaster museum is the Women's Museum. One can learn about the early years... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Jimbilly
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Beverly hills, fl
Cute but lacking so much women's history

The museum is very small and has a nice collection of women's history but it lacks so MUCH of... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Smiley T
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Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
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The U.S. Army Women's Museum is the only one in the world that tells the history and contributions of women to the Army. The Army is the only branch of the U.S. Armed Forces to have a museum dedicated to preserving the history of women's service.The Museum serves as an educational institution, providing military history training and instruction to soldiers, veterans and the civilian community. The Museum has one of the most comprehensive and expansive collections in the world of primary and secondary documents pertaining to the history of U.S. Army women. The museum is the custodian and repository of artifacts and archival material pertaining to the service of women across all branches and organizations of the U.S. Army from inception to the present day. The museum collects, preserves, manages, interprets and exhibits these unique artifacts as a means to provide training and educational outreach.The museum is open to the public.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2100 Adams A Avenue, Building P-5219, Fort Lee, VA 23801-2100
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+1 804-734-4327
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Located nearby the Quartermaster museum is the Women's Museum. One can learn about the early years of when woman first started serving in the military up to the present day combat roles that they now serve in. I believe they could have had more exhibits...More

Thank Jimbilly
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The museum is very small and has a nice collection of women's history but it lacks so MUCH of women's military history. I understand the size of the facility restricts the ability to display memorabilia but with as much money that Fort Lee spends on...More

1  Thank Smiley T
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My mom and I got the opportunity to visit this museum on August 4 2016 and I was impressed. Being prior military myself,I had no idea such a museum existed show casing women and the roles they played in the military even before I thought...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This US Army museum is the only museum that I know of that is dedicated to women who have served in the US Army. It traces the history of women in the Army from the Revolution to the present. Starts with a sort film and...More

1  Thank Bear H
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a very well maintained facility with a large amount or memorabilia and beautiful,displays. I highly recommend an afternoon spent here.

1  Thank Dizymaus
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is the only Woman's only museum dedicated to those who served in the U S Army, Woman's Army Corps. There are so many items and displays. However the one that most struck me was a tree in lobby with name tags of deceased women...More

1  Thank Bette E
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I walked out of the Quartermaster's Museum and right next door was one I never knew existed- the Army Woman's Museum. Very informative on the role females have played from the very beginnings of Army history and a lot of detail on the WAC or...More

1  Thank Spike762x39
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great overview of the role women have played during war time. Women were originally called "hello girls" for their work answering and handling switch boards. This museum follows their expanding role in the armed services. If you have a daughter, she needs...More

2  Thank DrSallyB
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This was such a pleasant surprise. A wonderful learning experience. We all thoroughly enjoyed this. If you get a chance go. The people working there was great also

2  Thank ann W
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We went here at the end of BOLC and the presentation the museum employees gave use was very interesting. What was interesting was that a lot of the males of the class (which far outnumbered the females) treated it like a joke. I don't know...More

2  Thank utah_lilly
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