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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Peaceful and respectful place you can visit to remember those who died for their country and for a country that is in the other side of the globe.

Thank James A
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were there when one of the honor flight groups was there. Very moving. Simple but makes a profound statement.

Thank Desdemona259
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial just after participating in rolling thunder. My husband is a veteran. It was humbling and extremely emotional visiting this memorial. Seeing the many names inscribed on this massive structure only reminded us of how blessed we are to live...More

Thank Terina B
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

While at the Lincoln Memorial we walked the short distance to the Vietnam Memorial. It is an eye opener with the amount of service personnel who served during this war. Worth a look

Thank Nick-Janine
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Very moving. A must see to honor those that fought for our country! My father is a Vietnam survivor so this was extra special for me. I highly recommend a walk thru of this memorial. It only take a few minutes.

Thank Bart T
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This was my first visit to the Wall in over 20 years. I have several friends who are on the Wall and had forgotten just how moving this monument is.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Visited the memorial with wife and family and my grandson took great interest in reading the names. It seems to me that the names are the wonderful feature of this memorial - that you can get your face close to each one and experience the...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The story behind this memorial and the way the artist created it from within those restraints is amazing. Also the fact that it is in chronological order is special too. Worth a visit if in DC.

Thank garp_kaz
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We took this kids to see the Vietnam Memorial. I had an uncle and father who served in the Vietnam War. The memorial is well done and visiting it is a very moving experience.

Thank David V
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Great experience to see all the namens of the soliders and the expression on the faces of the statue.

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Nancy D
A 91 yr old vet friend would like me to be his escort on an honor flight. I am an 80 yr old woman ( not a vet). What would be the requirements for me to do this?
9 August 2015|
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Response from Andrea O | Reviewed this property |
I think your vet friend needs to fill out an application at the honor flight website. I believe the guardians/escorts are volunteers or staff members of honor flight and anyone accompanying the veteran would have to pay for... More
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Laura W
What hotels are close by
4 June 2015|
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Response from Driver1969 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Monaco Hotel, and walked everywhere--It could not have been more convenient....well, maybe with the exception of the Lincoln Bedroom.
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Alexandra M
hello everyone, I'm doing a reserach on the vietnam veteran wall unfortunately I can't go there And I have a question: I read in an article that you start the tour from the center and end it in the center how is that possible ? could someone plz tell me about the circulation in the memorial ? thank you
17 April 2015|
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Response from Sprout211 | Reviewed this property |
My dad's name is on The Wall. The names that start in the middle on the right hand side with those first lost in 1959 and goes in chronological order down the length of the same side. The chronology then continues at the... More
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