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MacArthur Memorial

198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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MacArthur history buff's delight

This museum is an informative place to go if you are a student of or have any interest in the life... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter H
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
A unexpected pleasure of a visit

I didn't know this was in the area and I was fascinated by it. Nice museum with impressive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
daddymo2
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Buda, Texas
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his wife” (37 reviews)
“his life” (26 reviews)
“korean war” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
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+1 757-441-2965
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is an informative place to go if you are a student of or have any interest in the life of Douglas MacArthur. There are two or three floors of display cases and informational boards. There is a display case showing MacArthur's numerous medals...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't know this was in the area and I was fascinated by it. Nice museum with impressive information and displays of General MacArthur and his life from childhood to retirement and death. I was blown away by this place. Just amazing.

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting review of military history and the role General MacArthur had in our victories. Great history lessons for young people.

Thank RetiredOhioTravelers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located and impresive building. Very informative and provides balanced viewpoint on the Korean War stategy which led to MacArthur's sacking. Visited in june 2016

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed a few blocks from the MacArthur Museum. It was a very impressive display that gave a nice flow of historical wars in general and specifically Macarthur and his family. I was unaware that both he and his wife are interred there. The...More

Thank Florian2313
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nicely laid out museum honoring Gen. Douglas MacArthur including his burial location. Learn a lot about WW I and the Korean War.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fitting tribute to a man that gave so much to our country. Museum is will laid out with many artifacts, paintings and photos relating to the General's life. Also where the General and his wife are laid to rest. Center of the city and doesn't...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

As a child, I remember when they brought Gen MacArthur's body to the old Norfolk City Hall which was turned into a memorial to the General. Visiting now, I find it to be a great museum with informative displays celebrating this famous person and his...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I visited the MacArthur Memorial and Museum in August 2017. Since I am greatly interested in history, I consider that this place is obligatory for anybody interested in the history of America's wars. General Douglas MacArthur and his wife are buried here and there is...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not a huge building, but loaded with history. We just didn't allow enough time to tour this properly. It reminded me of a mini Smithsonian. It was worth touring. It was free, with a donation box up front. The tour guide showing a group through...More

Thank fishheadflorida
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