Virginia War Memorial Reviews
A little surprise gem that goes under the radar. We went with my kids and they enjoyed the displays of actual war memorabilia narrated by actual war veterans. Cool. Best was the displays of thousands ... more »
The Virginia War Memorial, while often overlooked, is a must see! What history we have in the founding and battles of our nation, right here in Virginia. The view of the James River from the Shrine of... more »
This museum has so much to offer but many folks simply bypass the beautiful sculpture and never venture in. They are working on a large-scale expansion including a much needed parking lot, but you may use the VHDA parking lot and walk over. Known for its haunting sculpture which has a backdrop of the name of veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the many conflicts of our country's short history, it is also a great resource and a great place for reflection.
This is a really neat memorial with a theater and museum. It's free, so don't forget to donate using the box at the entrance. The wax figures in the glass casings are perfection - you can even see the dirt under their nails. Great job to the artist. So lifelike. If you're out and about near the river, take a half hour or 20 minutes to stop in. The whole memorial is beautifully done.
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