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MacArthur Memorial

198 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2303
+1 757-441-2965
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Complex historical figure

Well located and impresive building. Very informative and provides balanced viewpoint on the Korean... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Christian S
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cool place

We only stayed a few blocks from the MacArthur Museum. It was a very impressive display that gave a... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Florian2313
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Memorial to the five-star US Army General who served in three major wars: WWI, Korea and WWII.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • 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 21 October 2017

Well located and impresive building. Very informative and provides balanced viewpoint on the Korean War stategy which led to MacArthur's sacking. Visited in june 2016

Thank Christian S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We only stayed a few blocks from the MacArthur Museum. It was a very impressive display that gave a nice flow of historical wars in general and specifically Macarthur and his family. I was unaware that both he and his wife are interred there. The...More

Thank Florian2313
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nicely laid out museum honoring Gen. Douglas MacArthur including his burial location. Learn a lot about WW I and the Korean War.

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Fitting tribute to a man that gave so much to our country. Museum is will laid out with many artifacts, paintings and photos relating to the General's life. Also where the General and his wife are laid to rest. Center of the city and doesn't...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

As a child, I remember when they brought Gen MacArthur's body to the old Norfolk City Hall which was turned into a memorial to the General. Visiting now, I find it to be a great museum with informative displays celebrating this famous person and his...More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I visited the MacArthur Memorial and Museum in August 2017. Since I am greatly interested in history, I consider that this place is obligatory for anybody interested in the history of America's wars. General Douglas MacArthur and his wife are buried here and there is...More

Thank blairkk25
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not a huge building, but loaded with history. We just didn't allow enough time to tour this properly. It reminded me of a mini Smithsonian. It was worth touring. It was free, with a donation box up front. The tour guide showing a group through...More

Thank fishheadflorida
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I didn't spend much time here, but I got to see the tombs of MacArthur and his wife. There is a visitor center that I'd come back to see.

Thank Teresa B
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

MacArthur made numerous contributions to the WW!! and Korean war campaigns. He's probably most remembered for standing in opposition to the views of President Truman on Korea. Truman relieved him of his command. At the museum you learn about MacArthur, his accomplishments and his humanness....More

Thank verdiron
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Anyone remotely interested in Douglas MacArthur or WWII needs to visit this memorial next to MacArthur Mall. MacArthur is buried here and the museum is chock full of his papers, memorabilia and personal effects.

Thank Tabb P
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Response from Florian2313 | Reviewed this property |
1.5 hours ..reading all the little plaques and displays
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Response from GozerTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
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