May 2021 UPDATE: Our buildings are open to the public. No reservations are required. Guests will need to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing protocols. Effective May 15, Virginia is adjusting its COVID-19 guidance, increasing the maximum attendance to 250 people for outdoor events.
Through the stories of those who served, the nation’s leading state War Memorial honors Virginia’s fallen and preserves the past. In the process of helping veterans find their voice and collecting and telling their stories, the Memorial also educates and inspires for the future.
Take a moving, reflective walk through the heart of the Memorial: the Shrine of Memory.
Engage directly with history through veteran-led tours, educational programs for all ages, as well as artifacts, photographs, films, oral histories, and the arts.
As we collectively try to navigate the new Stay-at-Home orders, the Virginia War Memorial Foundation has a number of online resources available online for you and your family.
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From Friday, June 25 through Friday, July 9, the Virginia War Memorial grounds will feature the “Hill of Heroes” flag installation. 12,000 flags will be …
Join us to learn about the journey to national recognition for the 6888th Postal Battalion, the only all-female, all-African-American unit that served overseas in World …
Nearly 90,000 American soldiers killed during World War II are buried in fourteen war cemeteries constructed in Europe between 1948 and 1956. The American Battle …
Join the War Memorial’s supportive community of Americans, both civilian and military, who stand by those who served and help them find their voice. Your gift will grow the educational programming, patriotic events, award-winning documentaries, and state-of-the-art facilities for which the Virginia War Memorial is known.