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George C. Marshall Museum

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Address: 1600 VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450
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+1 540-463-7103
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

The independent Marshall Foundation perpetuates Marshall's legacy through...

The independent Marshall Foundation perpetuates Marshall's legacy through scholarship, leadership and statesmanship programs and facilities (including a museum and research library) that offer a wide range of resources and materials for use by the general public, amateur historians, scholars and students of all ages.

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This guy changed the world

As most of the WWII are passing away, it is important to remember the leadership that planed the action and managed the US effort both during and post war. George Marshall was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most of the WWII are passing away, it is important to remember the leadership that planed the action and managed the US effort both during and post war. George Marshall was a quite leader. The museum tells the American and World story of the middle century.

Thank Andrew W
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Marshall Museum is a small museum on the VMI campus. Our tour guide, a VMI grad and Marshall fan, really made it stand out. He gave us a very complete picture of Marshall's life and accomplishments, while keeping our interest and pointing out all the highlights of the museum. Marshall doesn't have the fame of the World War II... More 

Thank Diane A
Wymondham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Soldier, statesman and humanitarian, Marshall was a man for all the world. I had read one biography of Marshall some years ago, but it didn't begin to do justice to this multi-faceted human being. We are all children and grandchildren of his positive legacy following the Second World War. (I wonder how his plan for the re-building of Europe would... More 

Thank Jack L
Chatham, New Jersey
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Lexington on a beautiful Fall Day. The museum does an excellent job of showing Marshall as a soldier and statesman; his 'call' back to service post-WWII is the most interesting part of his life and this museum. This is a small museum that can be visited in an hour, a combination of a video, placards, and some artifacts. There... More 

Thank JimmyR81
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

George Marshall gave us so much with his dedicated service to our country. He was undoubtedly one of the most significant and influential men of World War Two, and the Cold War.

Thank Terry M
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The man is a great American. The building is gorgeous and there is free parking right in front on the VMI campus. The museum had too many storyboards and too few artifacts. It's only $5 admission and you learn something in air conditioned comfort for an hour.

Thank berg89011
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Came to Lexington, VA specifically to see this museum... A fine tribute to one of a handful of truly great Americans... It is one of the finest small museums I have ever visited in my 74 years of life...

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Hartford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great museum of WW ll and Marshall history. Cool video at the beginning. Lots of facts you didn't learn in school. Worth a stop.

Thank elsiegirl51
Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a must see attraction for everyone. Be sure to take the docent tour. The museum is not large, but the person leading the tours knows EVERYTHING about Marshall and what an amazing guy he was. Never afraid to speak truth to power and the person who built all of the partnerships to rebuild Europe after WWII. It is... More 

Thank barbara r
Kissimmee, Florida
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I guess you have to be a wwII lover to enjoy it, it was nice, just the wrong part of history for me, they need to label some the items that were real

Thank Cindy W

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