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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
+1 877-653-1775
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent a couple of hours here and it was amazing! The history of the Marines and then as you walk through the museum there are areas dedicated to all of the wars our country has gone through - some interactive - it was great!...More

Thank Cheechinsc
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This museum is amazing! It tells the history of the US Marines and the layout is perfect. As soon as you walk into this building you know a lot of careful thought and planning went into this museum. The docents are extremely knowledgable and helpful....More

Thank Ctseibler
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have stopped here while driving up 95 in Virginia - but I realized that we need to give this museum even more time. 3 hours is not nearly enough time to take it all in. The docents are helpful and very inviting. The layout...More

1  Thank nflgiantfan
Reviewed 31 August 2016

While off the beaten Smithsonian path from D.C., if you get the opportunity to get down to Quantico this is a CAN'T MISS museum. It tells the tale of the United States Marine Corps with a nice path to follow so you can see everything....More

Thank dena f
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had family visit this summer and we went to the National Museum of the Marine Corps. We found it to be a very educational trip through time. It helped us all realize and greatly appreciate the selfless giving of our military. It is beautifully...More

Thank 526cheryll
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, VA kept my grandsons' spell bound. As they entered today they said ". 1-2-3-4 We love the Marine Corps." Instant smiles from Corps veterans followed them throughout the exhibits. They dressed in Marine uniforms and went...More

Thank 827steve206
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There's a lot to see at the museum that will take all day if you see everything and there is no cost, but they will take a donation of any amount. There are several sections in the building covering many years of the marines involved...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I enjoy US military history. I took the family kids (11, 9, 6, 3) to help breakup the drive from Williamsburg to New Jersey. We spent 2+ hours. The admission is free. The exhibits are very well done and interactive. We visited on a Saturday,...More

Thank joeyjojo_717
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

As you'd expect from the Marines the attention to detail was impeccable. My wife and I spent quite a bit of time here. I served from 2004 till 2008 in the marine corps and my wife has never been to a marine museum. I had...More

Thank ChrisSmit
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to many museums in my life, quite a few in the military category, and I think this is the most spectacular one I can remember. The architecture alone is worth a visit. You can see the life size and larger than life size...More

Thank M H
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13 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
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
Carol W
27 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