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.

Veterans Day

November 11, 2017 - 11 am

The annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the Victory Arch in Newport News on 25th Street & West Avenue. American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post 25 will once again host this ceremony which honors the brave service personnel who have served in our nation’s armed forces. The ceremony is free and the public is cordially invited to attend.

This year’s guest speaker will be Colonel Chris Rogers of the Army Capabilities Integration Center with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Eustis. 

Music will be provided by the  Braxton-Perkins Post 25 Brass Ensemble and Randi Green will sing “A Veteran’s Halleluiah.” The ceremony will feature a color guard made up of Menchville High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets and the laying of wreaths to honor veterans from all branches of the service.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Braxton-Perkins’ post home which is located at 7609 Marshall Ave, Newport News, VA 23605.

After the ceremony, there will be refreshments at Post 25 the public is invited also they are invited to learn about America's rich military heritage at the Virginia War Museum.  Visit the museum on Veteran’ Day and receive $1 off the posted admission prices. 


For additional information, please contact David Bennett at (757) 247-8523 or via e-mail at: dbennett@nnva.gov.

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