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Naval Aviation Monument

25th & Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA
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This is a terrific monument on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, right behind the Norwegian Lady... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
GoLeafs85
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These statues are well worth a stop if you are in Virginia Beach. There is a lot of history... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
clellis2
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Gilmanton, New Hampshire
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25th & Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific monument on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, right behind the Norwegian Lady statue. A rambling bronze and granite set of statues and exhibits recounting the history of naval aviation from the early 1900’s through today. There are many plaques to read along...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

These statues are well worth a stop if you are in Virginia Beach. There is a lot of history surrending the statues.

Thank clellis2
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A small but unique park with granite & bronze monuments dedicated to the history of the US Navy's use of aircraft. Statues & plaques which tell the history of the people, ships, squadrons, aircraft, etc. from the beginning to present day.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

on your board walk stop by and view this. great information. The photos are etched in stone and will remain for ever.

Thank Byron P
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This FREE Exhibit is on the VA Beach Boardwalk. So awesome, gorgeous statues-life like, all marble, so informative, so much history, brought tears to my eyes. My Dad was in the Navy and I really enjoyed this exhibit.There are benches also to stop, sit and...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Very thoughtful and heartfelt memorial to naval aviation. Worth a stop to read the history and see the statues

Thank randallashburn
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

it is important piece of history, easy to find, great for pictures. Must see for aviation enthusiasts.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

When I first saw this monument I thought it was just two pillars but in actuality it was over a dozen items: statues, pillars, walls and plaques. It was just too much. I could have enjoyed jut the four statues and that would have been...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Great location- right on the ocean front! Very informative. It's an exceptional way to honor our Naval service men and women!

Thank chayarichman
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you like to see some of the things that our Navy had and still have it's nice. A little history of part of our military "Navy Planes" Oh it's free.

Thank Ricardo R
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Karen P
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These statues etc. are outdoors and available for viewing. If you can get there, they can be seen!
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