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

$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
12 pm to 5 pm
Detailed Operating Schedule

Calendar of Events

February 1-28, 2015
The museum will host a film festival during the month of February featuring films with African-Ameri
February 7, 2015
Starring Laurance Fishburne, Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Lithgow, & Malcolm-Jamal Warner, this movie is
February 14, 2015
In the 1890s, the U.S. Army believed it could replace horses with popular new "safety bicycles." Te
February 16, 2015
Children, ages 11-16, will be able to take part in this interactive war game which recreates Iran &
February 21, 2015
Starring Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, and Matthew Broderick, this 1989 movie chronicles the al
February 28, 2015
Starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Robert DeNiro, Men of Honor was inspired by the life of Carl Brashear
March 1-31, 2015
The museum will host a film festival during the month of March featuring films with depicting women’
March 7, 2015
At the height of World War II, more than a thousand women left their homes and jobs for the opportun
March 14, 2015
In 1942 a secret U.S. military program was launched to recruit women to the war effort. This clandes
March 21, 2015
How did five female Army support soldiers, mechanics, supply clerks and engineers, end up fighting a
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