Tours and Programs
The Marshall Museum's current tours and programs include the following:
The student programs at the Marshall Museum offer school classes and other educational groups a forum to teach and discuss the United States' changing role in 20th century military and diplomatic affairs, World War II, the reconstruction of Europe during the post WWII era, and the Cold War. Through these topics, students learn about George C. Marshall and lessons in character. Tours and programs are designed to fit the age group and learning level, and strive to meet Virginia's Standards of Learning. These programs are offered at no charge.
Adult tours are available by prior arrangement. Tours address the life and career of George Marshall and his role in World War II, The Marshall Plan, and the Cold War. Groups of ten or more receive a reduced admission price of $2.00 per person.
"Living Traditions: The VMI Parade"
(No Summer Programs)
"Living Traditions" is an educational program that explores the rituals, symbolism, and function behind the VMI parades and dress uniforms, and offers a view of the parade from a cadet's perspective. As a cadet and Cadet First Captain, George Marshall participated in the parades that have been a tradition at the Virginia Military Institute since the school opened in 1839.