Fort Lee, Virginia: U.S. Army Women's Museum

Over 40 exhibits relating to the legacy of women in the Army.
Address:
2100 A Ave., Fort Lee, VA
Directions:
Please bring photo ID, proof of vehicle insurance, and vehicle registration. I-95 exit 54. East on Temple Ave./Hwy 144 for about 1.5 miles. At the fifth light turn right onto River Rd. Go to the intersection and make a right onto Hwy 36/Oaklawn Blvd/Washington St. Go to the first light and make a left onto Lee Ave. Proceed through the Lee Ave. gate. Go to the light, make a left onto A Ave. The Museum is the third building on the left.
Hours:
M-Sa 8-5. (Call to verify)
Phone:
804-734-4327
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From Alabama, the women's Army stuff.

Army Women's Museum

Replaced the Women's Army Museum at Fort McClellan, AL. The new museum, which was dedicated on 11 May, is 13,325 square foot state of the art facility with over 40 exhibits relating to the legacy of women in the Army. The museum's website at www.awm.lee.army.mil contains detailed background on the museum and photos of museum galleries.

[K. Born, 05/20/2001]

This collection almost ended up in permanent storage, but the Army ladies and their fans demanded the WAC museum's continuation. So there you have it.

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