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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

wonderfully laid out memorial, with water features, fountains, wide open spaces, all the states name on separate walls of honor. great place to remember our heroes. this is part of the DC mall, may not get parking close by. so prepare with comfy shoes for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Prabha T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It took until this century to get a World War 2 memorial, but this is a great tribute. Situated opposite the Lincoln memorial and reflecting pool, it captures the scale of the conflict representing both theaters in Europe and Asia, and having all states represented...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jrdc2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a wet day, so it was very quiet. Allowed us to walk around and read the information provided. Quite a moving memorial, not the biggest but one of the best I have seen

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindamaccW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband love to explore DC.. we would like to move here and raise our children in the future! So must history! We love going around the memorial to find where we are from !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tajluna18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely memorial to explore; interesting aspects; great photo opportunities and well worth walking through and around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Matvl
Reviewed 1 week ago

First-time visit to the many memorials in Washington, DC. I do believe this was my favorite, although the Wall, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and Lincoln Memorial were also beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roxanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a somber and tastefully done memorial that honors the sacrifices made by so many of service members who fought during the World War II. The fountains are therapeutic and the views of the Lincoln Memorial on one side, the Washington Monument on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DincerP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very well done. It captures a lot of emotion and respect for our service members. This is a must see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2961SNchrisr
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great memorial to visit after discussing WWII with the kids. They loved seeing all the states and the golden stars and discovering their meaning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susanne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely awesome! Words can’t capture how beautiful the memorial is. There are multiple water features and a tribute to the all of the states representing all of the veterans. Great location too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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December 16, 2017|
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Response from jmiranda2017 | Reviewed this property |
The "Washington DC National Mall, Monuments and Memorials Walking Guide (Washington DC City Walking Guide Series) Kindle Edition" is a decent download for just $3.99. You may want to give it a try.
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November 13, 2017|
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time.
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April 27, 2017|
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Response from danrmj | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much you or the teens are interested in WW II. You may spend 5 minutes or half an hour; totally up to you Like others have said it's outdoors between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial and also... More