We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Virginia War Memorial

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Review Highlights
Exceptional memorial.

Rainy day visit. When we arrived it was very quiet & we were offered a quick tour by a veteran... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul U
Wodonga, Australia
Virgina has a tradition of military service

This is a fine monument to those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
Read all 135 reviews
All photos (73)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
621 S Belvidere St, Richmond, VA 23220-6504
+1 804-786-2060
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Richmond
from US$34.00
More Info
from US$51.94
More Info
from US$65.00
More Info
from US$38.00
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 15, 2011

My adult daughter and I visited yesterday and were given a guided tour of the Virginia War Memorial by a knowledgeable museum volunteer who served in the Viet Nam war. We were shown the museum area, with lifelike statues dressed in donated US uniforms from...More

3  Thank MadWisconsin
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Nice to have a short stroll around the memorial, a view of the James River. A small museum on different period of the wars. Ok, most men like this one because of the weapons displayed. Somehow this war memorial gives you a very serious feel....More

2  Thank CDEMOM
Reviews (135)
Filter reviews
128 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fallen soldiers ultimate sacrifice men and women highly recommend this site education center great country quick tour american revolution united states on display veterans freedom volunteers virginia tribute conflict exhibits
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 128 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainy day visit. When we arrived it was very quiet & we were offered a quick tour by a veteran volunteer which was so kind. This gentleman explained with great pride the wonderful areas and exhibits of the memorial including the external walls with every...More

Thank Paul U
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is a fine monument to those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of their country, most recently n the Gulf War. Virginia has a tradition of military service, going back to the American Revolution, and before that the French...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Following the GPS, we drove South on S. Belvidere. Spring St. came up quicker than expected, so we missed our turn and continued straight. However, our lane became a construction lane, requiring us to back up about 50 feet to exit. Once we were out...More

Thank c1corinthians13
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Classic memorial to Virginians lost in war. Volunteers provide excellent service and truly seek to honor individual veterans. Free. Space includes memorial, exhibits, education center (check out teacher training schedule if you are an educator). Limited but free on site parking. Extremely close to Tredegar...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed July 4, 2018

It was especially special to me to stand there and read the names of people I knew who perished on behalf of our great country.

Thank Jim4249541
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

I came from out of town to a close family member's wedding. It was perfect. Not only was it a beautiful wedding in a spectacular location, the meaning behind the memorial was incredible. Highly recommend stopping here if you are in Richmond. You will NOT...More

2  Thank charlesf930
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful memorial to all the Virginians who have served. The architecture and interior of this facility is stunning. The outdoor memorial wall is gorgeous. And the temporary exhibit of Virginians who have lost their lives in service since 911 was a beautiful tribute,...More

1  Thank JenL72_Travels
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

The beautiful design of Virginia War Memorial certainly draws attention and is full of expression and meaning. The monument of Memory leads to the river view area with city skyline. The design communicates its message well. The adjacent tourist information center is open till 4...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent memorial , with attached museum, to those who gave their all in war. We were very fortunate in that an honoured air hero, who's story was on display, was present and we were able to talk to him, in his 90s...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Not a must see, BUT a brief insight to every war the United States fought in. Free parking and admission.

Thank Robert N
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 82 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Downtown Richmond
282 reviews
.63 km away
Delta Hotels by Marriott Richmond Downtown
1,143 reviews
.71 km away
The Massad House Hotel
15 reviews
.88 km away
The Jefferson Hotel
1,460 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,846 nearby restaurants
226 reviews
.23 km away
Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Jefferson Hotel
132 reviews
.88 km away
176 reviews
.86 km away
Mamma Zu's
276 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 288 nearby attractions
Hollywood Cemetery
1,288 reviews
.60 km away
Virginia Capitol Building
968 reviews
1.27 km away
Tredegar Iron Works
435 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jack L
April 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lauri W | Reviewed this property |
There is parking that is easily accessed from Belvidere on both the side and back of the memorial plus there is also on street parking as well.