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Virginia War Museum

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Amazing History

From the outside this museum doesn't look like much, but once you walk inside you are enveloped... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Great find

We visited this museum on or visit to Virginia Beach. My husband is retired military and he loved... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
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9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a World War history buff and I came to the museum to learn more about the smaller details of the artifacts. The exhibits are well maintained and it has many key historical pieces which are more rare than most what other museums usually have....More

Thank Jacob F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

From the outside this museum doesn't look like much, but once you walk inside you are enveloped into so much history and authentic artifacts...we loved our experience here.

Thank Starbecca
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum on or visit to Virginia Beach. My husband is retired military and he loved it. The museum has quite an extensive collection of weapons. I found everything interesting as well.

Thank kathleneb2015
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great military museum and great price highly suggest for the history buff or the causal historian. Awesome exhibits especially. War of 1812

Thank James C
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My son loved this place! He loves all military history. Their collection of artifacts is HUGE! No it doesn't have all the fancy interactive gadgets and gizmos but, not all child need or want that stuff. One can learn a lot by reading. A must-see...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A great little war museum. Doesn't look like much on the outside but has a ton of artifacts from pre-Revolutionary War to the Present.

Thank DaveNewportNews
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Impressive was the single word that came to mind to describe our visit to the museum yesterday. Mentioned it to a buddy at breakfast this AM, and the first thing out of his mouth was "impressive, huh!". We agreed on a couple of other things...More

Thank Big-Deeee
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Sooo I am a WWII BUFF! I mean, obsessed... and this museum was NOT worth the $8 in my opinion. There was a lot of "stuff" but nothing of note besides part of the barbed wire from the Dachau wall and part of the Berlin...More

1  Thank Racquelle S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This museum has the greatest number of items on display that I have every seen in a space this small. They also have impressive items like a George Washington Letter, Adolf Hitler's signature and part of the walls from Dachau. It was also cool to...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The museum covers the eras from our founding to today. You go for a fascinating stroll through the centuries of our history. Don't be surprised at how much time you spend here because it is riveting.

Thank mpofirefighter
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David A
31 July 2018|
Response from jehenson81 | Reviewed this property |
The prices can be found on their website. The charge is $8 for an adult, with discounts for Senior, Military and AAA members. Children are $6.