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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful open space that talks about courage, freedom and honors those who have fought for our country. Don't miss it. Worth the walk...it's on your way of the walking tour anyway!

Thank Ivette M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down best monument it is beautiful. A night tour to see this is a must. Plus the view of Washington and Lincoln monuments from here are outstanding

Thank 815robins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without question (in my opinion) the #1 Memorial in the Washington Mall! Majestic and beautiful, covering both the Atlantic as well as the Pacific WW II Campaigns. Definitely a place worth visiting! It brought goose bumps to all of my body.

Thank jmiranda2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

They did an an awesome job of creating this World War II Memorial. You can look for your State or just pay your respects.

Thank Lisa60653
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always been fascinated with WW2 history and this memorial really puts closure to many things. We as Americans have a true monument to the Greatest Generation and there sacrifice. Both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters are represented along with the battles that were waged....More

Thank Islander1971mv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn’t even know they had a WW11 memorial. It’s absolutely beautiful. It represents each state and the Atlantic & Pacific wars. It’s a must see at night!

Thank MarieJohnMoonen
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to explain but very well built and worth a visit. Stunningly presented and lots of little details that would be easy to miss.

Thank Kaleigh_Ann_G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this memorial numerous times. It is one of the best memorials in DC. I've been there on several occasions when veterans visit in uniform and in groups. It is very moving to see them. It is extremely important to me to teach...More

Thank countryfried81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent opportunity to learn our country's history. The monument was beautiful and the story of the war was well told.

Thank Toni T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a long time just absorbing the history that this great water feature is trying to frame. It is a really beautifully constructed monument and for once it involves all the different states of the US. I found it quite thought provoking.

Thank John V
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Sally G
13 November 2017|
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Response from MissW55 | Reviewed this property |
visit any time
Wilson K
27 April 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
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.