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United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2608
+1 202-737-2300
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A statue of The Lone Sailor peers over this memorial, which consists of a plaza bearing a granite world map flanked by waterfalls and fountains. The heritage center contains exhibits on naval history.
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701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2608
Downtown / Chinatown
+1 202-737-2300
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This memorial should be on more must see lists. We thought it was very well designed and honestly beautiful. Amazing place to walk around and pay tribute and respect.

Thank dnship
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here before, and I said at the time that I felt this was an under-appreciated Memorial : it's very imaginatively designed, and impactfully delivered - particularly on a good day, it's also a great place to sit, reflect on its themes, and enjoy...More

Thank Gooner10_8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful monument is right next to the national archives. It's a must see on any trip to DC and it's location makes it easy.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our time at the memorial and my husband ship plaque. What a great way to honor those who served.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great tribute to the men and women who currently serve and have served in the US Navy. The Lone Sailor statue in the plaza is very touching.

Thank Roadtripsters2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop for anyone that has ties or any interest in the History of the US Navy. The fountains and yard arms are all arranged in a unique manner. The panels around the memorial all have a historic event depicted that show...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had not intended to visit this lovely memorial and heritage center, but when we came up out of the subway, my husband noticed it and so we decided to visit. So glad we did! Beforehand, I didn't even know this memorial existed. What a...More

Thank Lori_in_KingWilliam
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Mostly underground, the Navy Memorial encourages contemplation of the role U.S. sailors have played in defending their country. I have been to many events here, held in the comfortable auditorium. I always look forward to spending time in this quite, patriotic locale. There are many...More

Thank NikaJunie
Reviewed 1 October 2017

When I first visited the Navy Memorial, I was the only person there. It made me sad to think that sailors, like my uncles, had been forgotten. So, I was very pleased on this last visit to see the plaza well populated and people interested...More

Thank dank493
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is an open space you might catch men in uniform which is always nice to see and You might see a ceremony usually in the mornings the museum is right next door but you must look for it .. Also a good place to...More

Thank darlynec2017
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