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MacArthur Memorial

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Nice Memorial.

This is an interesting memorial to General Douglas MacArthur and his long history of military... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Orange City, Florida
An interesting Place of Interest if you like Military History and visiting Norfolk

As being a military veteran and aware of Douglas MacArthur, I wanted to stop for visit while in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington, DC
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
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198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interesting memorial to General Douglas MacArthur and his long history of military service to this country.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank src1962
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As being a military veteran and aware of Douglas MacArthur, I wanted to stop for visit while in Norfolk. The entrance is free but donations are appreciated. The memorial contains artifacts from MacArthur's career to include his famous sunglasses, corn pipe and hat. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I love history so this was right up my alley. My fiance wasn't as enthused as I was, but nonetheless, we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerseyDiva
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

After passing the memorial complex walking to/from a conference several days, a friend stopped in for a visit. We were the only visitors at the time. We appreciated the City of Norfolk offering the memorial and galleries free of charge. The docents were a nice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SnowGlobeKing
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I was in Norfolk for the first time In October 2018. I am an ole Navy Veteran, and I did see all Navy stuff that Norfolk had to offer, but while I was researching the Norfolk area, I noticed MacArthur's Memorial was there too. Be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SFrench886
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Free and certainly worth seeing when in the Norfolk area. Gen. MacArthur was a military kid and while he considered the Philippines or New York City his home, his mother was from Norfolk so chose to be interred in Norfolk. The building is the old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We totally enjoyed learning more about General MacArthur. Great that it is free. Downtown mall is across the street so use the free parking garage.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ConnieMC-77
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Our group was only allotted one hour to visit the memorial, most of which we spent on the informational movie. It is amazing to consider General MacArthur's 52 year military career. Definitely recommend allowing at least a couple hours to visit. It is right across...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We parked at the South Deck Second floor of MacArthur Center garage. That is the only validation given at MacArthur Memorial. Admittance to memorial is free but donations are accepted. Hours are 10am-5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm Sunday. This memorial explains in detail the life story of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harold H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

With both the museum and mausoleum for Five Star General MacArthur and his wife and father Three Star General Arthur the Memorial commemorates their family. Located in downtown Norfolk it is a excellent presentation of their lives with personal momentous, honors and of course the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jordan W
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Response from Florian2313 | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours ..reading all the little plaques and displays
10 July 2015|
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Not that I recall but it was a month agoo