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MacArthur Memorial

198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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A Memorial to a Larger than Life Man

If you are a military history buff getting to know the key figures that were prominent in our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John M
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Great History

This is an outstanding memorial to General MacArthur. It is free but they do have a donation case... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rockdoctor48
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“his wife” (40 reviews)
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a military history buff getting to know the key figures that were prominent in our military history is a must. The MacArthur Memorial Museum tells the story of a man that was larger than life, driven by his goals and dedicated to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an outstanding memorial to General MacArthur. It is free but they do have a donation case and it is worth making a donation to help keep this free for all visitors. the gift shop have some nice items and range from low to...More

Thank rockdoctor48
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled onto this place while staying at a nearby hotel. Rainy day so went to explore. Pretty decent museum covering the history of this controversial yet famous man. Very spacious and not crowded at all. Interesting artifacts including MacArthur's staff car and trademark corncob pipe....More

Thank Jay J
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The MacArthur Memorial tells the story of General Douglas MacArthur with both facts and artifacts. The movie shown at the visitor's center is a great way to start a tour of the artifacts, as it gives background and a bit of explantion regarding what wil...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Our last day in Norfolk we wanted to see the MacArthur Memorial. I have always heard about him and had seen him in documentaries and featured in movies, but, I had no idea of all the things he did and all the awards he won!...More

Thank Patti K
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Few know that General MacArthur, and his much younger second wife, were laid to rest in Norfolk (where he had few connections, but it was his mother’s home town). This is a nice find. MacArthur donated all his papers and artifacts, and they are presented...More

Thank FamSiam V
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The whole span of Gen. MacArthur's life is thoughtfully displayed. I learned a lot about this amazing American. Plan to spend at least 3 hours. Recommend to anyone who wants to understand the sacrifices made for freedom.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to learn about General MacArthur. The movie was well worth seeing. Pay your respects to General MacArthur and his wife Jean. Get your parking ticket stamped for free parking.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place of you have any interest in history, particularly WW1, WW2, or Korea. Lots of relics. Obviously very pro-MacArthur.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Very interesting museum full of WW 2 relics and Douglas MacArthur's personal belongings. My children found it very interesting.

Thank martyriddle
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Jordan W
23 December 2017|
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Response from Florian2313 | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours ..reading all the little plaques and displays
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10 July 2015|
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Response from GozerTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall but it was a month agoo
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