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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 yesterday

This is an outdoor monument to World War II. It is well done and includes a timeline of important battles. I especially liked the etched picture and the water fountain in the middle. It is located between the Washington Monument and the Capital.

Thank Deb O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This memorial has been done beautifully. Every state represented in such a beautiful way. So close to other monuments too

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a very pretty site with a reflecting pool/fountain for you to sit by. Word of caution, though: do NOT get in the water. The local park patrol will verbally make an example out of you.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial is close to the Lincoln and Washington memorials. Aesthetically it is beautiful and the water fountains make you feel cooler than you are because in July the heat was oppressive. The sad thing is that this beautiful memorial recalls the awfulness and futility...More

Thank Vincent1609
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one for the veterans for sure. The air is respectful and the people taking photos seem mindful of those who's emotions are still triggered by memorials just as these beautifully done and well worthy of our time in life to stop and remind...More

Thank Debsiebee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It took our country 50 years to finally celebrate and properly thank all of the people who served in WWII but they have fone a wonderful job with the memorial. My husband and I were surprised and pleased at the thought and efforts that went...More

Thank brendaandjoeh
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to DC many times but this is the first time we visited this memorial. Beautiful and inspiring and great for taking pictures

Thank LindasDoral
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by here after visiting the Lincoln Memorial on the way to the Washington Monument. It is very nicely done and worth seeing.

Thank ms21cg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's right there on the national mall so if you are seeing the Lincoln Memorial you should go - but it's not exactly breath taking or remarkable craftsmanship. No disrespect, but it reminded me of fancy fountains and pools in front of big plazas/hotels but...More

Thank catherine c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Choice of visit should be self completed. Certainly a very nice place to visit and remember those who gave this nation the greatest sacrifice.

Thank Artie S
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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