Medal of Honor Theater at National Museum of the Marine Corps to Reopen October 16
Triangle, Va. (October 13, 2020) – The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the reopening of the Medal of Honor Theater this Friday, October 16. There will be limited showings of We, The Marines for the reopening weekend, subsequently we encourage you to visit the Foundation’s website for the full listing of showtimes.
We, The Marines, the Theater’s signature film, narrated by Academy Award-winning actor and Marine Gene Hackman, immerses audiences in the unparalleled experience of joining and serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. The film follows the journey of Marines from boot camp to training, deployment and finally homecoming. The stunning film was produced specifically for the Museum’s state-of-the-art giant-screen Medal of Honor Theater.
The Foundation has made changes to the Theater based on state and federal guidance to create a safer environment for guests, volunteers and staff. Face coverings are required for all guests and staff over the age of two, three seats will be left between each group of viewers and new cleaning protocols have been put in place.
About the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Marine Corps history, culture and traditions, and the education of all American of its virtues, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation supports the historical programs of the Marine Corps in ways not possible through government funds. The Foundation provides grants and scholarships for research and the renovation, restoration, and commissioning of historical Marine Corps artifacts and landmarks. Having secured the necessary funding for the complete construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center, located in Triangle, Virginia, the Foundation’s current primary mission is to vigorously seek financial support to expand programs at the National Museum of the Marine Corps and beyond its walls. For more information, visit marineheritage.org.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps will temporarily close beginning on Monday, November 23, 2020. Recent increases in COVID-19 cases, both regionally and nationally, drove the closure decision. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation office will continue to support and serve donors during this closure. Our team is still booking and hosting private events. Please follow the Museum's social media channels (@usmcmuseum) and check back for updates.
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