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George C. Marshall Museum

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Address: 1600 VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450
Phone Number: +1 540-463-7103
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The independent Marshall Foundation perpetuates Marshall's legacy through...

The independent Marshall Foundation perpetuates Marshall's legacy through scholarship, leadership and statesmanship programs and facilities (including a museum and research library) that offer a wide range of resources and materials for use by the general public, amateur historians, scholars and students of all ages.

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A Man for All Reasons

Soldier, statesman and humanitarian, Marshall was a man for all the world. I had read one biography of Marshall some years ago, but it didn't begin to do justice to this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Soldier, statesman and humanitarian, Marshall was a man for all the world. I had read one biography of Marshall some years ago, but it didn't begin to do justice to this multi-faceted human being. We are all children and grandchildren of his positive legacy following the Second World War. (I wonder how his plan for the re-building of Europe would... More 

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Thank Jack L
Chatham, New Jersey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Lexington on a beautiful Fall Day. The museum does an excellent job of showing Marshall as a soldier and statesman; his 'call' back to service post-WWII is the most interesting part of his life and this museum. This is a small museum that can be visited in an hour, a combination of a video, placards, and some artifacts. There... More 

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Thank JimmyR81
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

George Marshall gave us so much with his dedicated service to our country. He was undoubtedly one of the most significant and influential men of World War Two, and the Cold War.

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Thank Terry M
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The man is a great American. The building is gorgeous and there is free parking right in front on the VMI campus. The museum had too many storyboards and too few artifacts. It's only $5 admission and you learn something in air conditioned comfort for an hour.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Came to Lexington, VA specifically to see this museum... A fine tribute to one of a handful of truly great Americans... It is one of the finest small museums I have ever visited in my 74 years of life...

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great museum! Perfect for our 11 year old son. They have the most amazing historical fun collection! History of VMI and artifacts were spectacular. Well worth the visit. They have a great gift shop that has some items that the main VMI gift shop doesn't have. You can spend as little as a half hour to more than an hour... More 

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GCMarshallFound... ., Director of Museum Operations at George C. Marshall Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It looks like this review is meant for the VMI museum and not the George C. Marshall museum. We'd love to have you visit next time you are on post! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great museum of WW ll and Marshall history. Cool video at the beginning. Lots of facts you didn't learn in school. Worth a stop.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a must see attraction for everyone. Be sure to take the docent tour. The museum is not large, but the person leading the tours knows EVERYTHING about Marshall and what an amazing guy he was. Never afraid to speak truth to power and the person who built all of the partnerships to rebuild Europe after WWII. It is... More 

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Thank barbara r
Kissimmee, Florida
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I guess you have to be a wwII lover to enjoy it, it was nice, just the wrong part of history for me, they need to label some the items that were real

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a must see for history buffs. There is a small introduction video at the beginning and then you tour your way around the museum. You will learn a lot about George C. Marshall and his life.

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