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The National Museum of the Marine Corps

You are invited to 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. Admission and parking are free. Guided tours are run daily and a free audio tour is also available. Wheelchairs are available upon request. VIP tours and special educational programs are available. The Museum Store carries a full line of Marine themed merchandise and the Mess Hall and Tun Tavern offer a variety of refreshments. Open daily 9am-5pm except Christmas.

Free admission. Free parking.

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles Kids' Race Series


From a small beginning, Cathy Weise of the Ron Rosner YMCA has developed an ambitious three-race series for kids for this summer, with the help of The Great Train Race, Shannon Airport, Dominion Raceway & Entertainment, the Fredericksburg Area Service League and Race Timing Unlimited.

Great Train Race Director Jennifer Taylor was one of the first on board.