The National Museum of the Marine Corps

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18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle, VA, USA

The National Museum of the Marine Corps Triangle Reviews

mistyleatherneck mistylea…
67 reviews
The most educational, amazing museum for all branches of service Nov 10, 2009
To come upon this museum from I95 North or South and take the Quantico exit, your breath will be taken away at it site from the highway. Once you park your car and look at this amazing sculpture you will be drawn immediatly inside to take in all the splendor that it offers. Even if you are not a Marine, even if you are not in the service even if you don't know anything about the military, you will absolutely apprecieate this grandiose place.

It is rather difficult to leave there without finding something in the gift shop for a family member, a friend or a Marine

If you are a Marine, if your are retired, if you are a veteran, This National Museum is an absolute must see! If you don't have chills running up and down you spine from beginning to end then I guess you can never appareciate what we service members do everyday to protect and defend your freedom and how many Marines have died protecting and defending our National Ensign!!! Please if you are driving either northbound or southbound on I95, take at least 30 minutes of your time to enjoy this Nationsl Museum!! Semper Fi to all you Marines out there!!!
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missandrea81 missandr…
144 reviews
Museum for a rainy day Feb 15, 2008
The museum is free of charge and brand new. It was opened November 13th, 2006. The museum is a tribute to all Marines past, present and future. It is divided in 7 sections plus an art gallery, which houses photography by soldiers. The seven sections include the Korean and Vietnam war, World War II and a walk through on how to become a Marine from getting the first haircut to going into action. Very interesting to see. Plus many displays of helicopters, planes, historic events and so on. Most memorable is the section on Iwo Jima. The original flag that was raised there is displayed in the museum. There is also a complete time line on the history of the marine corps where the individual seven section part off of.

There are a few TV sections where you can get even more information on certain events if the posters on the walls are not enough.

There is a gift shop on the premises and volunteers are ready to answer any questions you might have.

I recommend this place for a rainy day when you feel like learning something about your country's heroes.
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missandrea81 says:
I agree, Matt! I went there 3 times and found something new every time. :)
Posted on: Sep 17, 2010
mdfehmel says:
It is an awesome museum with detail in every sqaure inch. You can go 20 times and always pick up on something new - and the place isn't even that big. Best part is that you can spend 30 minutes or all day and see the whole thing. When I travese 95 I like to pop in. Makes me proud to be a Marine all over again!! Thanks for the review Andrea, even though you're an Army family ;) !!
Maj Matt Fehmel USMC
Posted on: Sep 17, 2010
missandrea81 says:
Thanks for making this review featured guys!! I know I can count on my TB friends! ;-)
Posted on: Apr 11, 2008

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