National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum of the Marine Corps18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Triangle, VA 22172 

The National Museum of the Marine Corps is the official museum of the United States Marine Corps. Located in Quantico, Virginia the museum opened on November 10, 2006. The exterior design is meant to "evoke the image of the flag raisers of Iwo Jima,"  The museum contains 100,000 square feet of space devoted to exhibits and multi-media displays which pay tribute to the U.S. Marines who have served their country since 1775. In addition to historical exhibits including displays of artifacts, multimedia, and full immersion experiences, the museum facilities also include classrooms, a theater, a gift shop, bar and a restaurant. The museum replaced the Marine Corps Historical Center, in the Washington Navy Yard,  and the Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum, in Quantico, Virginia, which had previously closed on 15 November 2002.  The museum is a public-private venture, a cooperative effort of the United States Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.   Open: . 9:00am - 5:00pm Open every day except December 25. Admission: Free   Parking Free  U.S. Marine Corps Museum Website