*PLEASE NOTE: The WWII Gallery will be closed May 23 - June 10, 2016 as we install new LED lighting throughout the gallery. We thank you for your understanding and patience.
A Monument to HONOR, COURAGE & COMMITMENT
The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, and future. Situated on a 135-acre site adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, and under the command of Marine Corps University, the Museum's soaring design evokes the image of the flag-raisers of Iwo Jima and beckons visitors to this 120,000-square-foot structure. World-class interactive exhibits using the most innovative technology surround visitors with irreplaceable artifacts and immerse them in the sights and sounds of Marines in action.
The Museum is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization to support the historical programs of the Marine Corps in ways not possible through government funds. The Foundation’s current primary mission is to secure the necessary funding to complete the construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. They also support the Museum's volunteer and educational programs.
Check out our Calendar of Events for lots of fun and educational activities to share with your family and friends. From Family Days to History in Your Hands programs to black-tie galas...there is always something going on. Don't miss out!
Experience the entire museum from your desktop! Tour the exhibits with high definition panoramas, zoom in on treasured artifacts, view videos created specifically for the museum and listen to docents recount Marine Corps history.
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Experience the Museum Virtual Tour Experience the entire museum from your desktop! Tour the exhibits virtually with high definition panoramas, zoom in on treasured artifacts, view videos created specifically for the museum and listen to docents recount Marine Corps history. Click hereto begin the tour.
Visiting with a Group?
The staff at the National Museum of the Marine Corps is happy to assist with your group or school group visit. Reservations are requested for all groups wishing to visit the Museum to help ensure the best experience for everyone.