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MacArthur Center

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Address: 300 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-2426
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+1 757-627-6000
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00

The MacArthur Center shopping mall in Norfolk, VA. hosts over 130 shops and...

The MacArthur Center shopping mall in Norfolk, VA. hosts over 130 shops and restaurants including Nordstrom and Dillard's department stores. At our Norfolk shopping center we have shops you won't find anywhere else in the area like Lush, Pottery Barn, and The Art of Shaving. The mall is off Interstate 264, just west of Norfolk State University.

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MacArthur Center (Mall) has a great mix of shops, movies and eating places. From books (Tidewater Community College's bookstore aka Barnes & Nobles) to shoes, pedicures and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

MacArthur Center (Mall) has a great mix of shops, movies and eating places. From books (Tidewater Community College's bookstore aka Barnes & Nobles) to shoes, pedicures and manicures and a killer Teavana store (with samples to try all their new different options). Wide variety of eating establishments, from fast food in the 3rd floor Food Court, to quiet, healthy (great... More 

Thank Solymares
Norfolk, Virginia
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854 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MacArthur is the nicest shopping area in the Tidewater Region. We walked from one end to the other on all 3 floors checking out everything. It is always clean and well maintained. It is a beautiful shopping center.

Thank boxshop
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Higher classy shopping mall filled with a lot of expensive shops. I was there to see more tourist site that I did not find anything new or special to this place compared to other shopping malls anywhere in U.S.

Thank Lonnie-Sally
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there together with a friend. It is a nice place for killing time and buying some clothes or other stuff you may need. Not the cheapest place, but ok. Always friendly services in the mall and the shops. I would visit the mall again. BTW : parking it is quite cheap and comfortable

Thank Andreas M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I had a free day before the conference I'm attending starts. Since this mall is close to my hotel it was targeted for a visit. It's a pretty big complex that has a wide array of stores. It's a nice and simple place to walk and window shop. Didn't buy anything but I wasn't disappointed.

Norfolk, Virginia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Clean, good theater, good food court. Lots of variety in stores and shops. Safe. As malls go, it's one of the best. It is big and filled with stores.Malls aren't my favorite places to be. I only go when I need to. But this is a nice one. Not overwhelming though still very big. My grandkids love the play area... More 

Thank elizabeth m
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I could spend hours here. The movie theater is interesting. Went to dinner and a movie with my daughter and a couple of her friends. I'll have to go back there again next time I return to Norfolk

Thank Joy0810
Herndon, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Our military college class had a personalized tour with Todd, who is a local historian. Great tour that interspersed personal tidbits and stories and walked us through the center. We did a class first, then the tour. The interesting connections made were between the outcomes in history, his leadership style and how he shaped the battlefield. MacArthur was buried in... More 

Thank Rosie G
Pryor, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely mall. You can enjoy it alone for a quiet day out or with family or friends. It has a variety of shops so you can find most everything you are looking for. There is also easy parking in the garage. And a great selection of food in the food court. It's one of the best malls... More 

Thank Dena H
Norfolk, Virginia
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

good shopping center. clean with a lot of variety of shops and restaurants. Movie theater at the 3rd floor. mainly blockbuster so if you like movies more "sundance" like go to the NARO in colley avenue.

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