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Ensuring the health and safety of visitors to the Virginia War Memorial is our highest priority.

The outside portions of the Virginia War Memorial are open for visitation, with social distancing/spacing and face masks.

The interior portions of the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond are temporarily closed for cleaning. To ensure the health and safety of visitors, no than 25 visitors will be allowed inside the Memorial at a time, with spacing and face masks required.

Visitors to the interior portions of the Virginia War Memorial will be asked to provide contact information (name, address, and phone) for the Memorial’s “contact log” – a record to help with contact tracing in the event there is COVID-19 spread.

School groups, tour groups, and programs/events continue to be suspended, but will resume as soon as possible.

For additional information, call 804-786-2060 or visit

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 »