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National World War II Memorial

1750 Independence Ave. SW, Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-426-6841
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1750 Independence Ave. SW, Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You just have to see this memorial. The quotes are very meaningful and reflective. It's very honoring to our men and women who served and gave their lives for this country.

Thank Preston B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not solemn, but rather awe inspiring. Beautiful memorial in peaceful venue. One of the best memorials in DC, and that's saying alot.

Thank focusmail
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful moment devoted to World War II and the states and territories involved. It has a beautiful view toward the Lincoln Memorial on one side and the national mall on the other.

Thank tambrew
Reviewed 2 days ago

The monument is a nice, big one with the pool dominating. Some nice bronze bas reliefs seem to be ignored by most people. All the theaters of operation are listed, including the China/Burma/India where my in-laws served. The most impressive thing was the group of...More

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 2 days ago

The layout of the memorial is quite impressive with the 6 columns made from granite and the fountain in the centre with a continuous stream of water. The backdrops of either the Lincoln memorial to the west or the Washington Monument to the east only...More

Thank Chipili C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's huge, it's impressive, it is stunning. Such a great place to visit with a huge historic background. A must see when visit the National mall.

Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have the choice, go see this memorial at night! There will be smaller crowds and it will be more enjoyable. Behind you will be the Washington Monument and in front of you will be the Lincoln Memorial. It is a safe area so...More

Thank Meghan J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very impressive War Memorial. When we toured there were some veterans laying wreaths. It was very moving to watch them.

Thank TravelGal011070
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our time and read all the inscriptions on the walls. The memorial is situated on the mall and is impressive.

Thank Rylans-Poppa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very stirring and beautiful although be prepared for long walk from available parking. A wedding was taking place while we were there!

Thank Patti G
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Wilson K
27 April 2017|
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Response from BrutolMotent | Reviewed this property |
Around 30 minutes or so.
24 May 2016|
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Response from Bigskip66 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is, when i visited there was a lot of visitors in wheel chairs, and good disabled access to the memorial. The veterans in question had come by coach, but i am sure there was car parking there as well.
18 May 2016|
Response from 94121travel | Reviewed this property |
The area is fairly well lit at night and has a number of people there, that being said, there are lots of dark areas nearby with many parts of the memorial blocked from view from the outside, so, unfortunately the beset I... More