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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 1 April 2016

A Magnificent War Memorial Perfect work of Art So Fitting to the Dead of world War Two They will never be forgotten

Thank 110lilys
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Not only is this quite an impressive monument, it's also important to make sure you don't forget the people who sacrificed their lives for the freedom we take for granted today in large parts of the world.

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

An important memorial to see when visiting DC. Close to Washington Monument. Construction nearby. Well done. Recommend.

Thank FF-one
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Large outdoor memorial with fountains. Definitely take time to walk around to find your state or US territory. You can also view important quotes and scenes carved into the walls near the wide side entrances.

Thank TCervantes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Early morning is a great time to visit, less crowded! Night time, fantastic.....it's very well lit The architects & the board behind thIs memorial did an outstanding job collaborating in trying to put the war into words, that we can see & experience .....Thank your...More

Thank TNtravles
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Loved this memorial! Great to see in the day and night. The fountain was beautiful at night! Great photos!

Thank scridgeway
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This memorial is stunning. Spent lots of time walking all the way around reading the signs. Also sat by the water and enjoyed a band playing tribute music.

Thank TnCampers
Reviewed 31 March 2016

A compact memorial that gives a picture of the multiple areas where so many of our countrymen fought for world freedoms.

Thank 2PickyTravelers8
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Very impressive memorial. This is another must see as you walk along the Mall. A nice place to sit and reflect about all especially if a warm day.

Thank Yogs70
Reviewed 31 March 2016

It have a nice water source and have much names and countries in details. It is one of memorials that can not miss in National Mall

Thank humbe93
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Wilson K
How long would you recommend a family with young teenagers budget to spend at the World War 2 Memorial? Thanks!
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.
Is there disabled parking next to the memorial?
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.
Is it safe for a woman alone at night? Can I place flowers at the Pacific Theatre area for my father?
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