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Virginia War Museum

9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
+1 757-247-8523
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Surprisingly good for such a small museum

This is a relatively small museum, but there is a ton of content here, and you can easily spend 2-3... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
V1100OBmatthewl
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Newport News, United States
Great history memorabilia

My husband and son love history so they picked this to visit. they have a lot of items to look at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DRMPurple
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Cincinnati, OH
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9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23607-1537
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a relatively small museum, but there is a ton of content here, and you can easily spend 2-3 hours. The museum flows chronologically from the revolutionary war to the modern day, and has really cool artifacts from each time period. They even have...More

1  Thank V1100OBmatthewl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and son love history so they picked this to visit. they have a lot of items to look at, letters to read and posters to view. Pretty nice if you like history.

Thank DRMPurple
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This museum showcases extensive artifacts and exhibits from the Revolutionary War through the War on Terror. Not great for young children, but fantastic for adult war buffs.

Thank NancyJean E
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The War Museum has some very interesting artifacts and it's a great way to spend the day with the kids learning about history.

Thank cepjr238
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Being a student of history, particularly warfare, I found this to be a most interesting museum. There are artifacts from every generation of war from pre-Civil War to Iraq and the fight against the Taliban. Of particular interest to me was the WW II period...More

Thank Sanquhar04
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We made a visit to the Virginia War Museum and were quite surprised with the size and quality of the museum. The museum covered the American Revolution through the War in Afghanistan. The memorabilia and written documentation was excellent. For a museum that began as...More

1  Thank JJABMT
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband and I are interested in history and love going to war museums. Virginia War Museum is not large but it has many highly interesting artifacts from the Civil War, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The guy at the admission was really friendly and offered...More

Thank Brynja T
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This museum is stocked full of war material from revolution days to now. Very large rifle collection as well as pistol, swords, bayonets and helmets. Authentic uniforms worn by historic/local military veterans. The layout allows you to go through the collection in historic context. Museum...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I lived near this museum for 16 years and was always kind of underwhelmed by it, despair the massive amount of military history that occurred in the area. When visiting the area last week my fiancé and i decided to take another shot and see...More

1  Thank Joel_in_MD
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a different war museum than I've been in before. The quality of the items on display is exceptional. They have an amazing collection of posters. There is a section of the electric fence from Dachau, a WWI rail car that transported our troops...More

Thank z0607
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