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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
+1 703-533-1155
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When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major American memorial to honor women who have served in the United States military. The memorial also marks the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

So many times there has been such little respect for the women who were members of the armed forces. Very nice to see this dedicated to them

Thank lewbar
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This continuing work in progress honors those women who serve or have served. It is a beautiful space, and could benefit from perhaps explanatory signage on "how to visit" this memorial, or would greatly benefit from volunteer greeters who could offer information. The 'data base'...More

Thank Miraclesmom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Located adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery, the Memorial is easy to access, well organized and has a wealth of facts, artifacts, pictures and information about US women who have served and are serving in our country and its military. Knowing several women who have served...More

Thank RReutter
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have visited the memorial museum several times. Took a young woman with us recently who remarked upon entering, "Weren't women only allowed to be nurses?" She had an eye-opening experience, just after watching the introductory video! Albeit very small, the museum shows how over time...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This museum has wonderful memorabilia and photos of women throughout US history from spies to auxiliary forces to present day "I can do anything men can do " moments. Do not miss the opportunity to include this beautiful museum in your trip to Arlington. The...More

1  Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Initially I thought the beautiful structure was just an entrance gate to the cemetery but I discovered a wonderful museum behind the facade. Exhibits trace the history of women in the military. Not interactive but well displayed and very informative. Be sure to climb the...More

1  Thank 43josie
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Often times when touring ANC...the agenda includes JFK Gravesite, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Arlington House. There all are wonderful & you should see them. BUT please add this to your list...The Memorial that honors Women's Military Service from the American Revolution to...More

3  Thank LFMME
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is one of those often overlooked memorials in DC - but please do not forget this incredible gem. This memorial shares the stories of the countless women in the military - and some of their stories which are emotional, heartbreaking and motivating.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 20 August 2016

At side of Arlington Cemetery, this place is a incredible monument. We must respect all the women who goes to war.

Thank Wallace G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was our last stop after a whole day at Arlington. I regret that we didn't stop here first and spend more time. I didn't realize when we first entered Arlington that there was an indoor component and so we figured we'd just walk by...More

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