Thank you for visiting the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation supports the Museum to further our mission to preserve and promulgate the history, traditions and culture of the Marine Corps and educate all Americans in its virtues.
Below you will find various resources to guide you through your visit as well as inform you on the Foundation and our mission.
With your purchase, your name, or that of someone you wish to honor or remember, will be engraved on a brick lining the winding pathways in Semper Fidelis Memorial Park overlooking the Museum's structure.
Memorial Park Map
Take a walk through the Park, a place of remembrance and reflection dedicated to the service of all Marines. ADA compliant paths. Over one mile of trails with 40+ monuments and memorials.
Membership in the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is an opportunity to contribute to the preservation and promotion of Marine Corps history and tradition. Help support our mission!
Medal of Honor
Located on the First Deck off Leatherneck Gallery, the Medal of Honor Theater is a giant-screen certified theater with a one of a kind sound and projection system. Shown daily is our signature film We, The Marines which follows the journey of Marines from boot camp to training, deployment and finally homecoming.
National Museum of
the Marine Corps Map
Follow in the footsteps of Marines: from the yellow footprints that young recruits must fill at boot camp to the boot prints left in the sands of Pacific island beaches during World War II, in the snow of the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War, and in the red dirt of Hill 881 South in Vietnam.
Host Your Event
at the Museum
From corporate meetings and military ceremonies to weddings and holiday parties, the Museum has the perfect setting for any occasion.