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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.
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5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20242
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Makes you realize how any lives were sacrefiiced in Viet Nam. Near the Lincoln Memorial. Can look at catalog of names to find deceased person

Thank TXYaYa1
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was a little surprised how simple the Vietnam Memorial was considering the number of people who gave the ultimate sacrifice in this war. The names of those are listed on the wall. There is a catalog before the wall to look up a name...More

Thank mlh824
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We arrived from Canada and this was my requested Memorial to attend. While draft dodgers from USA were entering our Country, these brave soldiers paid the ultimate sacrifice and are now recognized. We lost Canadians to Vietnam also. It was a very emotional experience. This...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This was a beutifully done memorial. I was taken here with a tour group and it was definetley worth the trip.

Thank jhaddouche
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a very simple, yet powerful memorial. It tells a subtle story about the sacrifice made by our military there. I would recommend visiting early in the morning or later in the evening for less crowds.

Thank iroamaround67801
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Like most monuments in DC I would recommend dusk or dawn for a visit. The light is best, crowds are sparse and the quiet is welcomed.

Thank notnoBuddha
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This large V shaped black marble has the names of all of our men and women who died in Vietnam Nam. There is a web sight to help locate your loved one and there's a directory at the entrance of the memorial. Park rangers are...More

Thank 699marilynj
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Since I had many family and friends that served in the war this Memorial was very heart wrenching for me. When you can find their name it brings back so many memories.

Thank leemarshalee
Reviewed 29 September 2016

very moving and the volunteers are very helpful an more than willing to talk to you. a must see. It within the national memorial area so all easy to find.

1  Thank BillandViv
Reviewed 29 September 2016

By far the best done memorial to date. Numerous emotions will hit you, but most notably sadness seeing all of the names of our fallen heroes. I make sure to read at least two dozen different names each visit to help their memories live on...More

Thank KarolaRS
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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.
Nancy D
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
Laura W
5 June 2015|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of local hotels, no doubt, very expensive as you can imagine, being the capital. Most, if not all people usually drive in, park up and walk. But if your not to worried about cost, look in this app, it will... More