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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 6 April 2017

Would recommend really taking the time to pay attention to every part of this memorial. Yes, there are always a lot of people there, but it is worth it.

Thank brittany c
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly impressed with the monument. Nicely done and a great reminder of this war and and sacrifices made. Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Loved seeing this memorial since my dad proudly served his country during WW II.. Each state was represented.

Thank Catherine Y
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went during the day and later at night and it was really beautiful with the lighting and fountains so if you can swing it, go at night.

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a beautiful memorial to those who served and gave their lives during WWII. It's about halfway down the National Mall and should be included on any visit to that area. It has pillars dedicated to each state and territory, a beautiful fountain (please...More

Thank wandermuffin
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I think folks get caught up in Lincoln and Washington when they are visiting DC. I am very glad that the WWII memorial is in the middle of the walk. I really loved the way the memorial incorporated the different theaters of WWII and included...More

Thank cg343804
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Must see if you're visiting the area, the walk around the memorial is very nice and the grounds are beautiful.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Things often look entirely different at night. The lighting of this memorial really enhances its appeal and I would recommend seeing it when the lights are on.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It is great to either walk around to all the memorials or to take one of the on/off busses. This memorial highlights and important time in our history. Will only take a few minutes to walk around.

Thank Allen0116
Reviewed 4 April 2017

World War II at this point is far removed from the history of most of us. So it is easy to skip, but it is a solemn spot dedicated to the millions that died.

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Sally G
13 November 2017|
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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
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.