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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 29 October 2016 via mobile

We took some good photos of this memorial. It was a lovely sunny day. The water feature is great. Great location. Then we walked to the Lincoln memorial which was next to it.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A must see attraction. Taken the entire Mall area and as many of the museums as possible. When you are there take a moment to think of the other 60 million who lost their lives in a conflict that could have been stopped by saying...More

Thank WorldExplorerCDN
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great Memorial to visit. Well designed. Be prepared to walk if you drive since there is only street parking available

Thank StressfreeNDC
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I would say this is a must see. The Memorial was created so well. Dignity and honorable. The pool and lights are beautiful at night.

Thank AnnLa
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Many components make up this memorial: 56 identically constructed white pillars in 2 semi-circles. On one side is an archway dedicated to the Atlantic theatre of war & on the other side a corresponding archway representing the battles which took place in the Pacific. In...More

Thank Gregory O
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I am sorry that my dad did not get a chance to see this memorial. WWII was his war. I think he would like it, because it honors all Americans from every state and territory who fought.

Thank AlandDiane
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visiting this site allows you a quick view of history and walk through World War II and the sacrifice these individuals made for our country. Pretty interesting and emotional.

Thank AP Z
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Yowza - who put this thing up? Right in the middle of the mall and just hideous ... an embarrassment to be sure - what a sad way to commemorate a justifiable war.

Thank William B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was not only a visually beautiful place, but also very moving. It included so much detail which brought to mind all the American men and women sent off to this war. A bonus was arriving at the same time as an Honor Flight. It...More

Thank BCA34
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My first experience in DC and I can't decide which one is more impressed. You need to visit and honor all of them. Take your time to learn and read the history of those museum.

Thank Enith21
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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