Exhibits at the VWM

View galleries, vehicles and exhibits showcasing the war efforts of America throughout history.

Educational Programs

Take part in a variety of visual arts, multi-media, hands-on learning and critical thinking exercises.

Kids Camp Programs

The Virginia War Museum is offering the following interactive children’s camps.

Description

American military history unfolds at the Virginia War Museum. Outstanding collections of personal artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and much more trace the development of the U.S. military from 1775 through the present.

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General Admission

$7 per adult
$6 per senior citizen (62+)
& active duty military w/ ID
$5 per child ages 7-18
Free for children under 7
AAA members receive $1 off

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday:
9 am to 5 pm
Sunday:
12 pm to 5 pm
Detailed Operating Schedule

Calendar of Events

March 28, 2015
This video details women's essential contributions to the national war effort during World War II. O
April 7-9, 2015
Children, ages 11-16, will be able to take part in this interactive war game which recreates the Sov
May 1-31, 2015
The museum will host a film festival during the month of May featuring films with depicting Asian-Am
May 2, 2015
California's Ted Tanouye won the Medal of Honor for valor during World War II, while his family live
May 9, 2015
The moving and powerful story of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the 100th/442nd Regimental C
May 16, 2015
Vendors will be selling antique and contemporary toy soldiers and miniatures. Historical miniature k
May 23, 2015
After the Pearl Harbor attack, Ben Kuroki volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Corps. He would become t
May 25, 2015
Sponsored by American Legion, Braxton-Perkins Post #25, this annual ceremony is held at 11 a.m. at t
May 30, 2015
During World War II, many young Japanese Americans from internment camps volunteered to fight for th
July 20-23, 2015
Boys & girls, ages 8-12, will delve into World War II in a one of a kind experience. Campers will tr
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