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National Museum of the Marine Corps

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The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum's...more
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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
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The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a must-see for history buffs. Everything about the experience is first class all the way. From free, plentiful parking to easy access, to multiple resting places for those of us who have a few years on them....More

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful architecture houses a truly great museum. Tells the story of the Marine Corps from Revolutionary War to present. The full size displays utilize actual equipment from the battles to tell the history of the Corps in each engagement. Life size figures all have faces...More

Thank GaTraveler7011
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best museums in the area. Guided tour at 10:00 best place to start. Plan on spending the rest of the day as exhibits are extensive. Has a restaurant, but highly recommend going down the street to the Globe and Laurel for lunch,...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awe inspiring, tear jerking, fascinating! Take a trip through the history of the US Marine Corps. Many dioramas. Lots of hands on stuff. Inspiring video. Plan to spend a good part of the day.

Thank Karol R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free admission and easily accessible in the DC area, this museum has something for everybody. Impressive architecture, friendly and knowledgable docents, interactive exhibits, and a thorough, balanced presentation of the history of the Marine Corps. Highly recommend for all ages.

Thank Ryanloviner
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is visible from Interstate 95, but people seldom seem to stop here, which is a shame. The museum is often mistaken for the chapel (which does exist on the hill, but it's modest and tucked into the lovely grounds). The museum's design is...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, I'm sure glad we came here. Amazing displays and information. We even had lunch in the pub and it was good and reasonable. Definitely will be back and refer others.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic museum that blew away all my expectations... Great in depth history of the Marines, from colonial times to modern day, with lots of exhibits and vehicles to see. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable - my grandfather was a Marine who fought at Iwo...More

Thank tello999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum ticks all the boxes. Brilliant architecture with a beautiful garden (or should I mention; park?). This museum pays tribute to not only American marines but to all marines worldwide. As a proud Air Force officer I proudly write this.

Thank Jos H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not usually into such a specific themed museum, but this place is great!! Free entry is balanced out by restaurants, gift store, and activities. Really informative and veteran volunteers give personal experiences to any who will listen. If you’re nearby, check it out!

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apatriot73
14 May 2017|
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Response from Rebel142 | Reviewed this property |
First and foremost enjoy your visit! Driving is easier than rail and there is plenty of parking available. The Quantico station is a platform with shelter inside the base. Served by AMTRAK and VRE stations are within... More
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3 June 2016|
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Response from atasteofcreole | Reviewed this property |
DC and Crystal City is waaaaaay too far away. There are several excellent landmarks around Quantico, Stafford and Fredericksburg. The traffic and parking issues in DC and Crystal City is outrageous. Plus it's a slower... More
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