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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 3 days ago

This memorial is absolutely stunning either day or night. Definitely provides a venue for reflecting on the sacrifice of those who served.

Thank Mckenziel3327
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Avoid the weekend crowd. We went on a Saturday and then on a Monday and it's amazing the difference of atmosphere. Beautiful to see and to remember the history of our nation.

Thank Aaren T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Until our visit I had no idea of how large this memorial is and all that is part of it. The memorial is powerful and includes a very thoughtful design. We were fortunate that there was a volunteer representing the memorial who took a lot...More

Thank KEITH10
Reviewed 4 days ago

An outstanding well looked after memorial dedicated to all the men and women from all over the commonwealth and the United States who fought all those miles away so we could have our lives now.

Thank Gaye N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The WW2 monument is an amazing addition to the existing monuments. A true testimony to the heroic actions of these heroes. A must see and walk when visiting the area.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 4 days ago

it is a reminder of who stood by us to defeat the axis powers in WWII.. it is a grand monument..it is on the mall just across the road from the washington monument..worth a visit.

Thank rpszone
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This a tremendous memorial to the 400,000 plus Americans that lost their lives in this war which is almost the same as the UK, Australia and New Zealanders in the same conflict The memorial is divided into the Atlantic and Pacific fronts and provides a...More

Thank Shane n
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a big memorial, but tastefully done with some nice fountains in the centre and the wall of stars is really interesting to see. All the names of the states listed round the memorial

Thank richardJ5158RB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an awesome piece of history that people should take their children to and teach them about sacrifice. Please!, if u see anyone in the water tell them to get out! There are signs that say not to but I guess some people think...More

Thank MazS75
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very peaceful at night. The lights and water are beautiful. This is one of the best monuments in DC. Must see!

Thank josephe436
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Wilson K
28 April 2017|
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Response from BrutolMotent | Reviewed this property |
Around 30 minutes or so.
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.
19 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