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1750 Independence Ave. SW, Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Reviewed today via mobile

The memorial is dedicated to American soldiers who lost their lives in World war II. Being a world war II memorial, I expected something more related to the ill effects of the war and the need to maintain peace in this world. It over a...More

Thank Krishhere
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful memorial. We enjoyed finding our state name and seeing all the other states. The fountains are beautiful and my granddaughter enjoyed putting her feet into the pond.

Thank 698tamif
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Keep your nasty kids out of the monument to the greatest generation!!! It’s not a swimming pool. Nasty people from their world dumpy countries come to disrespect our monuments. Disgusting behavior.

Thank Jason F
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely breathtaking memorial to our WWII soldiers. Beautiful water features and filled with lots of details about the American lives who lost their lives at battle. A must see!

Thank CLo777
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite monument. It’s large and well thought out. Talk to the park rangers. They are a wealth of knowledge about all of the monuments

Thank Katilurn
Reviewed 2 days ago

The fountain was full of people resting their feet and just soaking in the memorial. This is a lovely spot that encompasses the enormity of WWII and the 15 million Americans who fought in it.

Thank kathryng273
Reviewed 2 days ago

its bigger than it looks from the road side as is sunk into the ground. All the fields of conflict are mentioned and it make sad reading

Thank F5704LHangelap
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I cannot imagine why it took so long to build this memorial for our greatest generation. Thank you Senator Dole in all those who contributed. This Memorial it's well deserved. It clearly portrays the global nature of World War II, it also portrays the cost...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw this exhibit at dusk. It was absolutely breath taking. Some things were more awesome to see at night but some intricate details, I would have liked to see in the day light. This is worth seeing.

Thank WPSClarksvegas
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one location on the National mall you have to stop and spend some time at. The war was way before my time but just by being there and feeling its power one can feel the sacrifice so many before had given. Those that...More

Thank Jeremy T
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17 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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13 November 2017|
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time.
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28 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