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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
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This memorial is designed in such a way that it blends in perfectly. Its beautiful and a great tribute to those lives we lost.

Thank SomePersonHere
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just as the other memorials the World War II memorial is very interresting. I definitely recommend walking about these memorial grounds near the National Mall.

Thank Helgi Thor G
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I think the biggest attraction of this monument is the water feature, especially on a hot DC afternoon of touring. Kids and adults alike where venturing into the water. Besides that, architecturally it is an appealing monument, and one that you can't miss walking along...More

Thank Talal J
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A big - (as almost everything here) but somehow graceful memorial. I definitely recommend. It somehow captures the grim history and battles and the following peace and prosperity.

Thank Hessu_FIN
Reviewed 30 October 2016

it is a nice place with all the states mentionned and it is done in an interesting manner. there are also fountains and benches so you can actually sit there it is very nice.

Thank Alisa P
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My grandfather fought in WWII and this memorial is another must see. Very well done to honor those who fought.

Thank Justin F
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A truly great memorial to the fallen of WW2, and amazing that it was only constructed in 2004. Well worth seeing, along with all of the other nearby memorials, but be prepared for a lot of walking.

Thank dcareviewer
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of both the monument and Lincoln in the middle of both !!! Beautiful walk at night too we went at night time and it was amazing!!!

Thank Shanda B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A must see in DC, one of the larger more romanesque memorials, built to stand the test of time and a s a fitting tribute to WWII

Thank Doug N
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

One of the larger memorials in DC. Vey much worth the visit and so much around this on the national mall if you want to do several of the memorials together!

Thank Charlikus
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Wilson K
28 April 2017|
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Response from Carlos G | Reviewed this property |
As long as you feel necessary! I will say that an average people spend 45 minutes. Plenty to see and learn in the area and is free.
25 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.
18 May 2016|
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