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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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“men and women” (240 reviews)
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1750 Independence Ave. SW, Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
National Mall
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"greatest generation"
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"men and women"
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"beautiful tribute"
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"lives lost"
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"reflecting pool"
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"national mall"
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I'm old enough to remember all the planning and fund raising for this memorial and was excited that it was going to finally be built while there were still some WWII veterans alive to see it. Since it's been completed I've visited a couple of...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Awe inspiring Testimonials, Impressive construction, Exceptional Educational Content gives it a better character than most.

Thank Peter c
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Though the numbers are large, this memorial provides a beautiful area for veterans, family, and the populace to come and reflect on the sacrifice of the greatest generation ever. This was a war to end all wars, it was said. One may also get the...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

That place was built with so much care that the atmosphere might get anyone emotional from the texts and memories. It's also a short history lesson.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is the first memorial you come to after leaving the Capitol building, and it has an important impact on the psyche...preparing you for the rest of the malls wonders. Very moving.

Thank DNourse
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

A place to reflect about wars of the past and lives lost. The memorial looks impressive with fountains of water.

Thank Nico W
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

All states and territory s are mention ed I like the reflecting pool. Good photo opp. Sad lots of kids teens being loud and throwing stuff trash in pool. No cops or park rangers!

Thank JuMiRa
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Nice scenic stop, although not much interpretation of the war. It is in full sun, with only a few shade trees in the adjacent area, so a visit earlier in the day before it gets...More

Thank Momoftwo06
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Another beautiful memorial located along The Mall. A very nice place for a leisurely stroll. The fountains are just beautiful. Definitely worth seeing at night all lit up.

Thank Suzi S
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Was here late on a Saturday night. Very well lit at night and an amazing site. Having my grandparents registered on it has made it a must see for me when in DC. We spent a lot of time just walking around and enjoying the...More

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jmtinsdtn
16 December 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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Sally G
13 November 2017|
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time.
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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
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