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Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum

320 Iwo Jima Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550-3627
+1 956-412-2207
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Worth the remembrance

Very well done and preserved memorial. Lots of nice artifacts to view. Worth the trip, nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
scifi1952
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Impressive

You drive in and THERE IT IS! Very impressive!! We arrived late and the little museum was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jackie57
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Plattevillle, Wi
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LOCATION
320 Iwo Jima Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550-3627
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+1 956-412-2207
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"interesting items"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well done and preserved memorial. Lots of nice artifacts to view. Worth the trip, nice setting and folks are friendly. Video was very nice and gave me time to reflect on our “boys” duty, service and sacrifice. Only good things to say about this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You drive in and THERE IT IS! Very impressive!! We arrived late and the little museum was closed. Definitely worth the stop>

Thank Jackie57
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, what away to see history up close. Thank you brave men who fought for our freedom! Beautiful and was made from the original cast.

Thank 921clinth
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We visited the memorial. It was very informative and impressive. We did not know it was the original statue

Thank Jackie T
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a self paced walking tour around the property of the airport and the Marine Military academy. Just follow the bricks to the HUGE monument in dedication to our soldiers. I have lived here many years and only saw it from the road going...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The monument has puts a lump in my throat. It has amazing detail. The museum is small, but packed with information and friendly helpful staff. Good little film they show frequently. There is an attached gift shop as well.

Thank cheryl1112017
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The monument is worth the stop especially if you haven’t been to Arlington National Cemetery to see the actual statue. We only wished we had allowed more time to sit and watch the 30 minute video and tour the museum. The museum staff was very...More

Thank Steven B
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This is the actual piece which was used to cast the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C. What a great surprise to find on our South Texas trip!

Thank Chad W
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum brings pride and sorrow to heart. Pride to see monument of men giving their life to stand US flag on ground proud to be an American. Sorrow for all men who lost their lives. Thank you for protesting our...More

Thank irmac213
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Iwo Jima Monument is a fascinating testimonial to the creative ability of its sculptor, Dr. Felix W. de Weldon. This original cast for the monument that resides in Arlington National Cemetery aptly resides on the campus of the U.S. Marine Military Academy in Harlingen,...More

Thank R4825WDjohng
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jggate
9 February 2018|
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
The statue and museum is adjacent to the Harlingen airport. Easy access and both the airport and the museum are small. Little walking at the museum. It has a 30 minute film, Marine Corps memorabilia, a Veterans Hall of Fame... More
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