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Virginia War Memorial

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Exceptional memorial.

Rainy day visit. When we arrived it was very quiet & we were offered a quick tour by a veteran... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Paul U
Wodonga, Australia
Virgina has a tradition of military service

This is a fine monument to those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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621 S Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23220-6504
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Rainy day visit. When we arrived it was very quiet & we were offered a quick tour by a veteran volunteer which was so kind. This gentleman explained with great pride the wonderful areas and exhibits of the memorial including the external walls with every...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a fine monument to those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of their country, most recently n the Gulf War. Virginia has a tradition of military service, going back to the American Revolution, and before that the French...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Following the GPS, we drove South on S. Belvidere. Spring St. came up quicker than expected, so we missed our turn and continued straight. However, our lane became a construction lane, requiring us to back up about 50 feet to exit. Once we were out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Classic memorial to Virginians lost in war. Volunteers provide excellent service and truly seek to honor individual veterans. Free. Space includes memorial, exhibits, education center (check out teacher training schedule if you are an educator). Limited but free on site parking. Extremely close to Tredegar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

It was especially special to me to stand there and read the names of people I knew who perished on behalf of our great country.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I came from out of town to a close family member's wedding. It was perfect. Not only was it a beautiful wedding in a spectacular location, the meaning behind the memorial was incredible. Highly recommend stopping here if you are in Richmond. You will NOT...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful memorial to all the Virginians who have served. The architecture and interior of this facility is stunning. The outdoor memorial wall is gorgeous. And the temporary exhibit of Virginians who have lost their lives in service since 911 was a beautiful tribute,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The beautiful design of Virginia War Memorial certainly draws attention and is full of expression and meaning. The monument of Memory leads to the river view area with city skyline. The design communicates its message well. The adjacent tourist information center is open till 4...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent memorial , with attached museum, to those who gave their all in war. We were very fortunate in that an honoured air hero, who's story was on display, was present and we were able to talk to him, in his 90s...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Not a must see, BUT a brief insight to every war the United States fought in. Free parking and admission.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Lauri W | Reviewed this property |
There is parking that is easily accessed from Belvidere on both the side and back of the memorial plus there is also on street parking as well.