THE MARSHALL MUSEUM educates the public about the changing role of the United States during the 20th century in military and diplomatic affairs as seen through the life and example of George C. Marshall. The Museum collects, interprets, exhibits, and researches the ideals, values, and objects associated with Marshall and his contemporaries. 

Museum visitors can follow Marshall's career from a young lieutenant to five-star General of the Army during World War II.  Find out how Marshall learned to be the leader that others willingly followed.  See how this one man influenced the outcome of World War II, the relief of war-torn Europe, and the beginning of the Cold War.  The Marshall Museum features the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Marshall in 1953, a 1943 Jeep, a narrated WWII map, and "The General," a video presentation of the life of George C. Marshall.

Visitor Information

Visitors to the George C. Marshall Museum in Lexington, Virginia are welcome as guests at any time during business hours. The museum is in the heart of a town with a rich history and an array of attractions for people of all ages.

Hours of Operation

    • Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 am -4:00 pm,  Closed Sunday & Monday
    • Closed Easter, Thanksgiving Day, December 24th - January 1st.
    • The museum will open for regular hours on January 2nd.

Admission

    • Adults $5
    • Senior Citizens $3
    • Students $2
    • Children (age 12 and under) No Charge
    • Groups of 10 or more $2 per person
    • U.S. Active Duty Military No Charge

Accessibility

    • The George C. Marshall Museum is accessible to the physically challenged.
    • Parking and a ramped entrance are located on the west side of the building. The elevator will take you to the lobby level.

Directions and Map

Lexington is located at the intersection of Interstates 81 and 64. The Marshall Museum is less than two miles from the intersection.

If you are traveling from the north, south, or east, follow I-81 to exit 191 (which puts you onto I-64 West). Next, take exit 55 off I- 64. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 11 South. Proceed straight through the next 3 stoplights bearing right after crossing the Maury River bridge onto Route 11 Business. After you pass VMI, turn right onto Letcher Avenue and proceed to the VMI Parade.

If you are traveling from the west, take I-64 East to exit 55. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right on Route 11 South. Proceed straight through the next 3 stoplights bearing right after crossing the Maury River bridge onto Route 11 Business. After you pass VMI, turn right onto Letcher Avenue and proceed to the VMI Parade.

Using a GPS device? The street address is 1600 VMI Parade, Lexington

Museum brochure

Tours and Programs

Museum Shop - Visit the Gift Shop online to browse a vast selection of literature and many commemorative Marshall items.

Father of the Jeep - Learn more about Marshall's involvement with the creation of the Jeep.