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Korean War Veterans Memorial

10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-426-6841
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This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.
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“forgotten war” (253 reviews)
“life size” (80 reviews)
10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002
National Mall
+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These sculptures represent the men of the Korean War. Wherever you stand the eyes of the sculptures look back at you. The walls on the pathway are etched with soldier faces of all ages; men, women, service dogs. Incredible work of art.

Thank Akma4
Reviewed yesterday

My father fought in this war and he is no longer living. I am quite sure he would have been pleased with the depiction of the solders. The level of detail the artist displayed is amazing. I loved the way the soilders ate spread out...More

Thank NYCRonnie
Reviewed yesterday

Right next to the Lincoln Memorial. On the right side (facing Lincoln). Close to all the tour bus stops. Very impactful. There is a nice shaded area you can rest. We enjoyed this a great deal. My husband's dad and my uncle both fought in...More

Thank myhrse11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite interesting to see the statues and learn something about the huge sacrifices our country made that I really don't know much about.

Thank Elliott P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The sculptures of the Korean War soldiers in the greenery are a subtle reminder of the difficulties they dealt with during the war. The memorial includes a few benches for visitors and some engravings on a wall, in addition to the well-done sculptures of the...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my favorite memorial in Washington D.C. You can actually see the fear and anxiety on the mens faces. This memorial is amazing at any time but it is best viewed at night.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Of all the memorials, to me this one was the most powerful. It is definitely a must see. Life sized statues wearing gear that is easily recognizable to even civians makes it on of my favorites. I found myself having to explain "war" to my...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial is just the most moving - I guess because of the statues and the image wall. This remains my favorite place next to Arlington Cemetery

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A Memorial to an almost forgotten war. Very powerful soldier sculpture that gives a feeling of the war. Near the Lincoln Memorial and Vietnam Wall. Should be seen by all who love our country and remember the soldiers who give their all.

Thank Edh707
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not very familiar with the Korean War but this memorial is amazing in detail on the men. It is set like they are walking through short brush and there is an eternal pond Very beautiful.

Thank buckmi
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Is there anything special available for a Korean War veteran? 88 yrs old Visiting this weekend Oct 22
20 October 2016|
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Response from oldpo | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your service. There is no special daily event that is part of the monument although some service organizations meet there infrequently. Be advised that the winding path that ascends the monument has about 100... More
My husband and I are visiting the Washington DC area in Nov 2016. We are not touring on a bus, just the two of us. How do I find prices for various things to do and see?
23 August 2016|
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Response from Djdan48 | Reviewed this property |
There is so much to see for free, that you will not have to pay for much. Eating is not the cheapest anywhere, but you're in DC. They're spending your money faster than you can! Enjoy!
My husband and I are visiting the Washington area in November 2016. We are touring on a bus how do I find prices for various things to do?
23 August 2016|
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Response from mmtcjacob | Reviewed this property |
The memorials are free, if you want to go up into the Washington Monument I would find out what day you will be there and pay the small fee online and get them ASAP!!