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We enjoy our visit and found it both educational and entertaining. My husband was in the military... read more

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Sharon C
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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Proud history of VMI is presented in a informative displays. Wished we could have spent more time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
McPherson, Kansas
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Letcher Ave., Lexington, Lexington, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy our visit and found it both educational and entertaining. My husband was in the military during Vietnam.

1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Proud history of VMI is presented in a informative displays. Wished we could have spent more time there.

1  Thank harriedog2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to visit during the "Rats" first week of indoctrination. Watching the activity on the Parade Ground was time well spent. A magnificent physical plant and historic school!

1  Thank villa4992127
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We drove around the grounds enjoying the architecture of the buildings and appreciating the well kept grounds. Acknowledging how much upkeep is involved, the place is huge. We were able to take pictures of the statues and monuments on the grounds. We were not able...More

1  Thank Jeanie H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Interesting campus to visit with lots of historical character. Visited during summer so less student crowding.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, is the oldest state-supported military college in the United States. Often described as "the West Point of the South," it is different from its northern counterpart. It has only 1,700 cadets and living conditions are more austere. Established in...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

As a "Military Institute," VMI may be a "dinosaur" as far as Colleges and Universities go. But, no matter, it is a beautiful campus. As many "older" (VMI was established in 1839) institutions, there is a huge green space. In this case, it's not the...More

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Definitely impressive! We had the opportunity to visit Lexington in May, and we took a tour of the Virginia Military Institute, also known as VMI, or West Point of the South! We noticed immediately the physical fitness of all of the cadets walking around campus....More

2  Thank Ri N
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I visited VMI with my daughter recently to discuss her attendance and a scholarship they were offering. The personnel there were as friendly as could be. Wonderful facilities, both academic and athletic. Not sure if Lexington is a good fit do to the apparent political...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I suppose this is West Point south, liked the museum and to see the little display of Stonewall Jackson, the gun collection in lower level is a good collection with a lot of firearms to view. Wished I had more time would have liked a...More

1  Thank Sevencee
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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
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and also very enjoyable!
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25 October 2015|
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