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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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  • Average4%
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1750 Independence Ave. SW, Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
National Mall
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a place once again worth seeing by both night and day to catch the atmosphere, the only problem during the day is getting the photos you want as there are always lots of peole around.

Thank vincem50
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the Mall tour given by Free Tours by Foot. Best way to see the memorial and learn about it and the history behind it all.

Thank havingfunjuly2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walk thru there and made you think all the history in that place , you feel so great full . Happy we got to visit .

Thank TripleC_6
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing Memorial to an amazing generation ! It's prominence is well deserved . One of the most awe inspiring places !

Thank GuyDudeBro69
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my personal opinion, WW2 is the best example of what the US is capable of accomplishing. With people like Franklin Roosevelt and MacArthur, Allied forces were able to come together to rid the world of evil-doers. The Jewish concentration camps were examples of the...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this understated monument to a massive war. It was a really interesting site and great even in the rain

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place shows how the US respects its soldiers and allies. It is a bit too much focused on supremacy and victory. We had the luck that a junior band set up and played an unplanned small concert when we were there.

Thank kwiks2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite monuments. It took long enough for it to come into existence. It’s best to visit in the summer when the fountain is going. The quotes all around the monument are very meaningful.

Thank VOLSatty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much to read and see as this large monument shows all the US states and territories involved in this war. There were some benches nearby to sit upon.

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My understanding was that between certain hours, a person is available to answer questions at this monument. I never saw anyone who fit that description. The monument is beautiful, but I left with a lot of questions unanswered and a little disappointed.

Thank traumaqueen09
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jmtinsdtn
17 December 2017|
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Response from jmiranda2017 | Reviewed this property |
The "Washington DC National Mall, Monuments and Memorials Walking Guide (Washington DC City Walking Guide Series) Kindle Edition" is a decent download for just $3.99. You may want to give it a try.
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Sally G
13 November 2017|
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Response from Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time.
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Wilson K
28 April 2017|
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Response from danrmj | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much you or the teens are interested in WW II. You may spend 5 minutes or half an hour; totally up to you Like others have said it's outdoors between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial and also... More
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