As you enter the foyer from the front of the Fresno
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, you enter a marble floored area
the size of some banquet halls. The ceilings are art, the walls,
the very building itself, all art. Before you is the entrance to
the Legion of Valor Museum. Welcome!
The Legion of Valor Museum
grew out of the efforts of several dedicated Legion of Valor members
and their wives who worked with the City of Fresno to use the Fresno
Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Staffed by volunteers and supported
in part by the City of Fresno, the museum houses thousands of items
and papers donated by Legion of Valor members and others. Numerous
framed citations, photographs, and exhibits tell the story of America's
wars as seen by individual soldiers, sailors, and airmen. Uniforms
and equipment of different eras are also on display. The Legion
of Valor extends its appreciation to Mayor Jim Patterson, President
of the Council, Ken Steitz and Council Members Garry Bredefeld,
Tom Boyajian, Chris Mathys, Henry Perea, Dan Ronquillo, and Sal
The Museum is open from
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Special hours for groups may be arranged. Admission is free.
2425 Fresno Street at
"O" Street Suite 103
Fresno, California 93721