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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 today via mobile

All I can say is that this memorial is tastefully done. It's simplicity is it's winning quality and I'm glad to see it in person and honor those who fought for our freedom

Thank randyc776
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked through this memorial on the way to the Lincoln Memorial. Only takes about 15 minutes to experience. There is also a stage right next to this that we had the pleasure of hearing live music played by our military. They play there on Thursday...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed yesterday

World War II memorial is one of the attractions in the National Mall. It is dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces during world war II. 50 walls are there representing each state of USA.

1  Thank balasubramanian16847
Reviewed yesterday

This is a good space to walk along to view all the states and take pictures in front of your home state. We didn't spend a lot of time here but wanted to go back to see if there was something we missed the first...More

1  Thank 478carmenw
Reviewed yesterday

Really not sure about this memorial. It is very grandiose, almost Napoleonic in its design but I am not sure it is befitting of the sacrifice made by so many. The Korean and Vietnam memorials have an emotional impact which, to my mind, this memorial...More

1  Thank brucestalker1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Approach this site from the top and walk down the ramp. As you reach the bottom of the basin you will be overcome with emotion. This site clearly depicts the sacrifices that were made for our freedom in the last world war. This memorial is...More

1  Thank Gloria V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First, thanks to the NPS for the parking lot reserved solely for handicapped parking - with so many broken elevators, it can be difficult to navigate the metro in a wheelchair, and this free parking lot makes driving a viable alternative. The memorial itself is...More

1  Thank Micaela M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful architecture. You can walk around freely and cool at the pond and just sit for a while. Do not have to spend a lot of time.

Thank Digna V
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a great tribute to WWII veterans on both fronts as well as a display of the role and contribution of each state and the men who fought.

Thank ananole
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A round Memorial with a water feature in the middle. It's rather large and beautiful and will make for some good photo ops.

Thank mauiwolf
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Wilson K
28 April 2017|
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Response from BrutolMotent | Reviewed this property |
Around 30 minutes or so.
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.
19 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