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.


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

$8 per adult
$7 per senior citizen (62+)
& active duty military w/ ID
$6 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
12 pm to 5 pm
Detailed Operating Schedule

Calendar of Events

May 28, 2016
During World War II, many young Japanese Americans from internment camps volunteered to fight...
May 30, 2016
Sponsored by American Legion, Braxton-Perkins Post #25, this annual ceremony is held at 11 a.m...
June 4, 2016
Local military history experts will be on hand to help identify your military artifacts.
June 27 - July 1, 2016
Children will be able to take part in this interactive war game made famous in "Black Hawk Down."
July 6, 2016
Children will be able to take part in this interactive war game from "Star Wars."
July 18-21, 2016
Campers will delve into World War II in a one of a kind experience, reenacting two battles each day.
August 1-5, 2016
Children can take part in interactive war game which recreates a significant Great War campaign.
August 8-12, 2016
Children will can take part in interactive war game, which will recreate naval battles.
September 24, 2016
Vendors will be onsite selling military collectables, antique firearms, edged weapons and more!
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