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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
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I think that this is the best of the foreign wars memorials. Make sure you take the time to really check out all the different battles that our soldiers fought. This memorial helped my son realize how much of a commitment WW2 was to our...More

Thank Cory C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Memorial was heartfelt and tugged at your emotions. My only issue was the fountains were not on and it could have been a bit cleaner. Plan to spend 20 minutes to properly see it.

Thank LSULA
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit here to take pictures for my Dad who served in the war. It is a beautiful memorial and really makes you think about this part of our country's history.

Thank Karen5425
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It is among one of the nicest to see in DC. It may have taken way too long for these deserving veterans to get their memorial but it is one of the best I’ve seen here. The design and each state represented is a beautiful...More

1  Thank deebug2470
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This trip was with a group of 200 Veterans. We had several in wheel chairs and we able to get around very well. This is a beautiful place where so many World War II Vets could reflect. I know they all really appreciated the memorial...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This museum ensures that the sacrifices of those who gave so much in the cause of freedom is not lost. It was an educational and deeply emotional visit.

Thank af19852015
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Such a nice way to remember those which we lost in World War II. The effort put in to create this for us is phenomenal. Thank you.

Thank Matt_Y2302
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

For the world war II veterans and heroes beautiful garden and fountain. A refreshing pause for reflexion formall those have fallen for us

Thank Jose E
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here before, and then I too remember the solemnity of the occasion. The stared wall stating 'here we mark the price of freedom' makes me think of my own family who served and those countless individuals who lost their lives to carry on...More

Thank Pete Y
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Impressive memorial to those Americans, from every State of the Union, who fought and died on all fronts in the Second World war. The dead are represented by stars embedded along one wall.

Thank mikehealy2016
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Wilson K
27 April 2017|
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Response from BrutolMotent | Reviewed this property |
Around 30 minutes or so.
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xmajorette
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.
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RiverBirch1967
18 May 2016|
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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
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