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National Museum of the Marine Corps

18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
+1 877-653-1775
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THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED JAN 4-MARCH 31, 2016 DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. 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 soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Admission and parking are always free.
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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA 22172-1938
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Museum is very good, exhibitions are separated by events including all kind of artifacts plus room display of time and place. An introductory movie was a great starting point, lots of walk but lots of fun as well. There are two restaurants inside, a...More

Thank droppingnewz
Reviewed 4 days ago

They expanded the museum last winter. Some of the exhibits put you into the middle of battle. Do not leave without walking through the winter battle (you will know which one I mean when you get literal goosebumps).

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Museum of the Marine Corps opened in 2006, replacing the Marine Corps Historical Center in the Washington Navy Yard and the Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum in Quantico, Virginia, and in a relatively short period of time has become one of the most popular...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a history but and living just down the street from this museum, it's an awesome experience. Probably the best war museum I've had the privilege to experience multiple times. The attendants are veterans that bring the exhibits alive with first hand knowledge of many...More

Thank jodit679
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a top notch museum. They go into great detail of the founding of the Corps to present and all the major engagements they have been involved in. Very well laid out, and there are museum reps at certain exhibits to go into more...More

Thank LCMeyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a military history buff and have visited a lot of military history museums from the imperial war museum in London to the renovated Gettysburg battlefield museum. This is the most modern interactive facility I've ever been to. Don't miss the 40 min movie at...More

Thank kiki1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Focused on history, this is a world class military museum, with a comprehensive coverage of the history and battles of the USMC. A lot of detail is presented, which I like, but it is presented well.

Thank FB165
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum. So much to take in from over 100 years of Marine Corp history. No admission charge. They also have a café and gift shop inside. Well worth the trip!

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, this is truly one of the best Museums I have ever visited and being near Washington, that says a lot... Many artifacts and relics from actions of the Marines.. parts of the fallen World Trade Center and Pentagon that you can touch..all free.. great...More

Thank bill20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very special and impressive museum with many and various exhibitions of US Navy. There are aircraft and war machine presentations and also places for children. The design of the museum is unique and beautiful and in my opinion this is a place...More

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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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Anntg
3 June 2016|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends on whether you are renting a car, have your own vehicle or just looking for a place to stay close to Quantico. If You have a vehicle there are places to stay in the Alexandria area. A few places close to... More
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Carol W
28 April 2016|
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Response from GeoWashington1787 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I went back and reread your question. My response above was intended to cover the Semper Fi Memorial Park. The Museum needs at least two or maybe three hours. There is a nice gift shop and a restaurant you will... More
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