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A Fantastic Looking building and rememberence

We walked past this memorial building going from the Two Mississippi Museums and the Old Capital... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Richard A
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Greenville, South Carolina
Beautiful, but small

When we went inside(not sure if we were supposed to be in there or not) it seemed to be open but... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Amber L
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27 Apr 2018
“A Fantastic Looking building and rememberence”
31 Mar 2018
“Beautiful, but small”
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A stark tribute to Mississippi's war veterans, with a courtyard that replicates the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a museum devoted to the state's military history.
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

The War Memorial is a hulking edifice that appears to have been designed by an architect from the Soviet Union with its severe and solid lines. The interior of the structure is a courtyard with a sarcophagus in the middle that is equally stark. There...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We walked past this memorial building going from the Two Mississippi Museums and the Old Capital Museum and went in. The architecture is spectacular and that Mississippi took the time and money to honor these veterans is very special. They have a few displays inside,...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed March 31, 2018

When we went inside(not sure if we were supposed to be in there or not) it seemed to be open but with no one attending to it. There was no one. It was honestly a little creepy. We did go inside though, and we enjoyed...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed September 17, 2016

The building is the only thing you can check out... It's never open according to its schedule. Seems like the culprit may be a lack of funding. It's such a shame, the architecture is awe inspiring along with its inscriptions.

2  Thank Tony T G
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Art Moderne building constructed in 1939-1940 next to the Old Capitol Museum. Honors Mississippians who fought and died in foreign wars. Great architecture combined with sculpture and bas relief scenes. Close to the State Capitol and Governor's Mansion.

1  Thank CassidyBayou
Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a very subtle and somber memorial that is next to the Old Capitol Museum, yet it's also poignant in it's elegance.

1  Thank JohnY2146
Reviewed March 14, 2016

the old capital. I was impressed by the architecture outside that shows different sculptures from the previous world wars. It was not open as it was late Sunday afternoon, but the flag was at half staff. There was not even a sign saying when it...More

3  Thank Marta E
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

The entire building as near as we could tell is dedicated to honoring Veterans, but on a Thursday afternoon the doors were open but no information available as how to tour. Spent 15 minutes there.

1  Thank RJourn
Reviewed January 4, 2014

I am always interested in war memorials, but this place doesn't offer much. The architect/structure is decent, but nothing going out of the way for. There is no information/plaques to read, so save your time and go elsewhere.

4  Thank NAVTIM
Reviewed July 16, 2013

There are a handful of reasons for visiting this memorial: 1) if you are in general interested in how events are memorialized. This is done in the Art Deco style and even though I did not see a specific date I assume that this was...More

1  Thank Clemente71
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