We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A True place of history

This place is a true place of history of America. It is something everyone should see once in their... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Rbyers32
School visit

Very impressive school. I hope my son chooses it. Seems very well run and disciplined. Staff was... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
braddylan1
via mobile
Read all 430 reviews
125
All photos (125)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“west point”(21 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-4°
Dec
-5°
Jan
-4°
Feb
Contact
Letcher Ave., Lexington, Lexington, VA
Website
+1 540-464-7232
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (430)
There are newer reviews for Virginia Military Institute
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
427 results
Traveller rating
348
75
4
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
348
75
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews young men and women beautiful campus west point at noon civil war stonewall jackson parade ground football game firearms collection vmi cadets military school parents weekend great museum awe inspiring great place to visit steeped in history guided tour
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 427 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This place is a true place of history of America. It is something everyone should see once in their life

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rbyers32
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Very impressive school. I hope my son chooses it. Seems very well run and disciplined. Staff was very informative

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank braddylan1
Reviewed 24 June 2018

If you want to see what its like to be a winner visit VMI. Great visit, may son was blown away, its all he can talk about.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank john w
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Went with our nephew to take a tour of the campus. It was very impressive. Students were polite and respectful. The staff were very informative about the goals and objectives of their educational programs. If you are looking for a private school which will help...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank majac182
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Amazing experience. Very emotional also to see all these great young people preparing to protect America. The grounds are beautiful and people very nice and helpful. Makes you really proud to be an American. Really a special and unforgettable experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TheMonkeyTraveler
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great historic college to see. Glad to visit and tour. We spent hours here admiring the college. Thank you all for your time. D&k

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Drvnbark
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent facility representing our great military. The grounds we're nicely kept. The kids even liked this but I thought they'd be bored.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Goofy173
Reviewed 23 June 2018

What a beautiful campus and surrounding area in Lexington. Would love to return one day to see a football game in the fall.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Volmoore
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Unique military school campus steeped in history. Take in outside of Barracks, Jackson Memorial Hall and assiciated museum (free), adjacent memorial garden. Learn stories of cannons on campus. Lovely spot for a walk and walkable from the visitors center.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 4 June 2018

History abounds. Stonewall Jackson and the cadets who died on the field of valor are still revered. Must sees -- the Stonewall Jackson monument in front of the barracks; the monument of Virginia Mourning Her Dead; the Memorial Chapel; the VMI museum which contains Jackson's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank thegreenheron
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Robert E Lee Hotel
241 reviews
.59 km away
Hampton Inn Lexington - Historic District
1,043 reviews
.96 km away
Best Western Lexington Inn
479 reviews
1.97 km away
Holiday Inn Express Lexington
256 reviews
2.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 85 nearby restaurants
Southern Inn
1,210 reviews
.59 km away
Bistro on Main
602 reviews
.47 km away
Sweet Treats Bakery
217 reviews
.50 km away
Blue Sky Cafe
108 reviews
.62 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 39 nearby attractions
Lee Chapel and Museum
495 reviews
.20 km away
Washington and Lee University
216 reviews
.52 km away
George C. Marshall Museum
130 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
leegeniefleming
25 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Drvnbark | Reviewed this property |
I use Bing search engine.... VMI Museum and you’ll get info like 9am-5pm it’ll have the phone number and address also. Interesting place
1
Vote
Sarah D
23 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and also very enjoyable!
1
Vote
Larry A
25 October 2015|
Answer
Response from OpaSteve | Reviewed this property |
Below is info from VMI website. Looks like last fall parade is this weekend. May Commencement parade is May 14, 2016. BackHome MENU ABOUT ACADEMICS ADMISSIONS CADETS MILITARY ATHLETICS LIBRARY & ARCHIVES GIVE Close... More
0
Votes