1. WELCOME
  2. OUR HISTORY
  1. The MacArthur Memorial is a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Memorial also pays tribute to the millions of men and women who served with General MacArthur in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. 

    Situated in downtown Norfolk, VA the Memorial consists of a museum, archive and research center, education center, theater, welcome center, and a gift shop. A visit to the Memorial will allow you to explore the life of one of America’s greatest and most complex leaders. Admission is FREE.

  1. LATEST UPDATE
  2. UPCOMING EVENTS
  1. NEW HOURS: 
    TUESDAY-SATURDAY, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    The MacArthur Memorial has also implemented several important changes to operations.  Visitors can also expect:

    • The Jean MacArthur Research Center is open to researchers by appointment. Research requests can also still be made by phone/email. (757-441-2965)
    • After hours facility rental is temporarily suspended
    • Unvaccinated visitors are encouraged to wear face masks
    • Visitors are encouraged to continue practicing social distancing
    • Hand sanitizing stations available throughout the buildings

    As health and safety permits, the MacArthur Memorial will gradually adjust operations to restore additional services and experiences.