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“Find out more about World War II”
Review of MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Memorial
Ranked #6 of 70 things to do in Norfolk
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
Norfolk, Virginia
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Find out more about World War II”
Reviewed 29 July 2012

The MacArthur Memorial has an extensive collection of artifacts from the life of General MacArthur and really good explanations of his role in the Pacific. The gift shop has many interesting things, including lots of great books. The location is easy to reach on the light rail too.

Visited July 2012
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New York City, New York
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96 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great for History Buffs”
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Within walking distance of Nauticus and the USS Wisconsin is this little gem which explores the history of this country's greatest General. The museum operates on donations which is amazing considering the array of exhibits and information. Well worth a trip to learn about this man's life and his many contributions to the US.

Visited June 2012
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Norfolk, Virginia
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“GREAT HONOR TO A GREAT GENER45AL”
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I am a bit of ma history buff. I think the displays are really good and show a bit about a great general. Well woth the time.

Visited November 2011
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Thank CHARLES H
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New Market, Alabama
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95 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“nicely done”
Reviewed 13 June 2012

very nice museum, some construction going on for new visitor center. great exhibits with lots of historical value. The TIDE (train) drops off at the door and is an excellent way to travel.

Visited June 2012
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Roanoke
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255 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Nice museum to visit”
Reviewed 8 June 2012

I visited the MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA, again, on Thursday, June 7, 2012. The museum is in the process of building a new visitor center which will be an addition to the Memorial. I feel that the MacArthur Memorial is a good tribute to a great leader. It is just across the road from the MacArthur Center Mall. There is no admission charge to the Memorial. However, anyone can make a donation to the Memorial.

Visited June 2012
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