The only museum in the world dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the contributions of women to the Army.

Our Museum tells the amazing story of female patriots who have served our nation from the American Revolution to present. Our mission is to conserve and preserve a repository of artifacts and archives pertaining to the service of women in the U.S. Army.

The U.S. Army Women’s Museum also serves as an educational institution, providing military history training to Soldiers, veterans, and the civilian community. A variety of programs are offered at the Museum for visitors of all ages. We have active oral history, internship, and volunteer programs.

We hope you visit and leave with a greater understanding and appreciation of women’s service to the United States Army.

Plan Your Visit

Experience the legacy of Army Women from the past to present. We look forward to your visit!

Ground breaking ceremony for new addition Feb 2, 2017

The US Army Women's Museum is located at 2100 'A' Adams Avenue, Fort Lee, VA 23801-2100. Tours are offered free to accommodate any size groups. Contact the museum at (804) 734-4327 or send us an email.

Everything is always FREE: Admission, Tours, Programs, and the Research Library.

In 2017-2018 the museum is undergoing an expansion and a gallery re-design. Check back periodically to see how the project progresses.

About AWM

AWM is only museum in the world dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the contributions of women to the U.S. Army.

AWM as seen from a the air - 2016

The U.S. Army Women's Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to Army women. The Museum honors women's contributions to the Army from the Revolutionary War to the present, telling their stories with interactive exhibits and videos throughout the gallery, as well as film presentations in our theater. The museum also has an extensive research and learning center, and memorial garden.

The museum's expert staff of curators, archivists, historians and educators is an excellent source for information about the service of Army women from 1775 to present. Its archive and artifact collection are one of the most comprehensive and expansive collections in the world of primary and secondary documents pertaining to the history of U.S. Army women. As a premier educational institution, we provide military history training and instruction to Soldiers, veterans and the civilian community.

Exhibits

Our Museum tells the amazing story of female patriots who have served our nation from the American Revolution to present.

Education

We serve as an educational institution, providing military history training to Soldiers, veterans, and the civilian community.

Educational programming at the U.S. Army Women’s Museum is a highly valued mission of the museum and its staff. The education team believes in an interdisciplinary approach to developing learning environments, utilizing the knowledge and resources of the museum’s archive and collection departments. This team approach ensures the creation of unique, cohesive, and engaging programming for all visitors.

Whether they are exploring archives, stepping back in time through historical interpretation, discovering over 230 years of incredible history in the gallery, or engaging in thought provoking dialogue with their peers, visitors to the U.S. Army Women’s Museum are sure to leave with a lasting experience.

Contact the museum to schedule a program for your group! Please call 804.734.4327 or send us an email to schedule a program today.

Research

AWM is an excellent resource for study and research, holding over 1.5 million documents pertaining to women in the Army.

The U.S. Army Women’s Museum is an excellent resource for study and research, containing over 1.5 million documents pertaining to women in the Army within its archives. The archival collection spans from 1914-present and is housed in various forms (books, scrapbooks, photographs, documents).

We are actively collecting the stories of female Soldiers (Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve) and DA civilians. If you are interested in sharing your story, consider filling out a Biographical Questionnaire. The form can be sent to us through the mail or send us an email.

We also conduct oral histories upon request. Please call (804) 734-4327 for more information.