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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
+1 202-426-6841
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Emotionally stirring memorial pays tribute to the men and women who served in one of America's most controversial wars.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
National Mall
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see in DC. A humbling reminder of the numerous sacrifices that have been made for our freedoms. Freedom truly isn't free.

Thank Sandi M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A chance for a bit of family & US history education for the 10 yr old family member. Like many of the DC monuments, the physical monument is the catalyst for a discussion about a more abstract concepts - freedom, service, sacrifice.

Thank John G
Reviewed yesterday

Wasn't sure how I would feel - but happy we went - war is never good - but to remember all our brave men and women who served was a tribute to courage.

Thank SingerTrainer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a solemn place. Too many heroes names are on the wall. It's hard to visit. To shed a tear 😢 is expected.

Thank M7286DUdanm
Reviewed yesterday

Wish I saw this at night. It is beautiful. There were hundreds of people viewing the memorial at the same time so it was hard to appreciate the enormity of the lives lost.

Thank Tina K
Reviewed yesterday

Doing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Washington Monument are staples when visiting DC. Also have to get to Arlington National Cemetery.

1  Thank Macball50
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are so many must see monuments in Washington DC. It was great to be able to pay respect to those that gave all for our country. Everyone should stop and pay respect here.

Thank benrud3
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you see this wall with all the names it makes you appreciate the soldiers all the more. They died for us. It is almost eerie feeling and very solemn and sobering. All the other military memorials are close by. It is just a beautiful...More

Thank dawncW6726BB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very moving Memorial to see. My son (9) had trouble keeping his attention but quite quick to walk through. Several people available to help you with locating a specific name on the wall if needed.

Thank mrsbarnett1012
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a great place for anyone in the Washington DC area. It is a great reminder of those that gave their lives for the freedom of our country! The artwork is incredible and lifelike. It was worth the visit. Grandchildren enjoyed also!

Thank sheilal170
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badbob133
closest Metro station
28 May 2017|
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Response from Jenifer A | Reviewed this property |
Off the top of my head, the Smithsonian stop puts you out right in the middle of the national mall, so you'd still have a bit of a walk. Not too far though.
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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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