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Ensuring the health and safety of visitors to the Virginia War Memorial is our highest priority.  We are working proactively to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by implementing the following procedures at the Virginia War Memorial, effective Sunday, March 15, and until further notice:

The interior parts of the Memorial will be closed to visitors.  This includes the Galanti Center, the Wright Pavilion, and the underground portion of the parking deck;

No school groups, group tours, programs, or public events will take place until further notice;

The exterior portions of the Memorial will remain open to visitors.  This includes the Shrine of Memory – 20th Century; the Shrine of Memory – Global War on Terrorism & Beyond, and other portions of the Memorial Grounds;

Visitor parking will be available in the 1st Street surface lot and in the ADA spots in front of the Memorial.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work together to protect the health and safety of everyone who visits the Virginia War Memorial.  Please do not hesitate to contact us at 804-786-2060 if you have any questions or concerns.


The Virginia War Memorial in Richmond serves an integral role in supporting the mission of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services.  The Memorial honors our fallen heroes by passing their extraordinary stories of sacrifice forward to future generations through many outreach and on-site educational programs.  With regular patriotic events, educational seminars for students and teachers, historical museum exhibits, research library, first-person historical documentary videos, customized tours for schools and other groups, and near virtual reality film, Into Battle, the Virginia War Memorial is heralded by many as the preeminent state memorial to honor its veterans in the United States. The Virginia War Memorial is located at 621 S. Belvidere St. Richmond, VA 23220. You may contact the Virginia War Memorial directly at 804-786-2060.

Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Shrine is open 5:00 a.m.-Midnight Daily

Christmas Day, New Years Day,
Easter & Thanksgiving Day

We invite you to visit.  Visit the Virginia War Memorial website here »