Virginia War Museum

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Contact Information

  • Virginia War Museum
    • 9285 Warwick Boulevard, in Huntington Park
      Newport News, VA 23607
      Highway Exit: 258A or 263A from I-64
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    • Phone: 757-247-8523
      Fax: 757-247-8627
      Email: Contact us
      Website: Visit us

Description

American military history unfolds at the Virginia War Museum. Collections of artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms and posters trace the development of the US military from 1775 to the present. See a section of the Berlin Wall and a portion of the outer wall from Dachau Concentration Camp. Galleries include Women at War, Marches Toward Freedom and Visions of War, the museum's propaganda poster collection. Shop for unique gifts in The Duffle Bag gift shop. Special events and evening programs are held year-round. Parking is free. 

Hours of Operation

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon-Sat and 12 to 5 p.m. Sun. Closed major holidays.

Fees: $8 adults; $7 seniors, active duty military; $6 children (7-18); Under 7 FREE

Length of Tour: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Associations / Options
  • NNHA Member
  • African American Heritage
  • Family Fun
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • History
  • Military
  • On-Site Catering
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Meeting Facility Sq. Feet: 1,000
  • Banquet Round Style Seating: 50
  • Standing Theater Style: 70

Upcoming Events

  • Newport News Port of Embarkation in WWI: Apr 6 - May 31
  • Beyond Tet: The Vietnam War 1968 - 1969: Aug 24 - Sep 7
Click here to view more information on these events.