Virginia Tech

War Memorial Chapel

General College & University
601 Drillfield Dr (Alumni Mall), Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • Noon–1:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 2:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–5:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 5:00 PM–6:00 PM
    • 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 3:00 AM–4:00 AM

The upper level contains Memorial Court with eight pylons engraved with names of alumni who have died while in military service. The lower level contains a 260-seat chapel.

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  • Emily S.

    Great place with great history and importance to the VT community.

    Emily Schetman · August 31, 2014
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  • Virginia Tech

    The eight limestone pylons represent the university's eight core values. They are, from left: Brotherhood, Honor, Leadership, Sacrifice, Service, Loyalty, Duty, and Ut Prosim "That I May Serve").

    Virginia Tech · August 15, 2011
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  • Virginia Tech

    A 772-pipe, $17,600 pipe organ was installed in August 1962. THe pipes, made in Holland, range from a few inches to 16 feet.

    Virginia Tech · October 27, 2010
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  • Virginia Tech

    The upper level Memorial Court has 8 pylons representing, from left, Brotherhood, Honor, Leadership, Sacrifice, Service, Loyalty, Duty, and "Ut Prosim" (the University motto: "That I May Serve").

    Virginia Tech · October 27, 2010
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  • Virginia Tech

    The chapel's maximum seating capacity is 260 people. About 200 people can sit in the pews, and there is space for 48 chairs around the perimeter.

    Virginia Tech · October 27, 2010
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