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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
+1 703-533-1155
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When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major American memorial to honor women who have served in the United States military. The memorial also marks the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think the history of this memorial goes back many years. Seems reasonable to have a memorial for women, as separate from the men.

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The museum is not that big but has a lot of information that explains the extensive exhibits and interesting first hand account videos about women service in the military and their experiences good and bad. We watched several of the streaming videos and walked around...More

Thank 478camenw
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This Memorial is just inside the gates of Arlington National Cemetery. It has bathrooms inside. There are quite a few exhibits of women who served in the military.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A long time coming but so well deserved.The contributions of Women in service well documented and syrely this Memorial will grow as more contribute to it. The personal memorial donated by family are particularly poignant. Located at Arlington National cemetery certainly increases the convenience of...More

Thank v4510
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is fairly new and we were able to look up a family member that was in the Army Nurse Corp at Pearl Harbor. Interesting exhibits focusing on the Women that served our country. Check this out if you are touring the National Cemetery.

1  Thank lizbun
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Dignified, but attractive setting. The memorial speaks to a lot of people,but some(in our group) found it a bit less than they expected-but they were also vets.

Thank dadirishcasey3
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A great uses of this historical location. I was glad to see a place dedicated to women service members. There is a place you can look up or enter in your friends and family who have served.

1  Thank Jason A
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Emotional. Inspiring. A must see and pay tribute to the women who have served and sacrificed. History of the past and present. Great displays and stories of women who have served out great country.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Located in Arlington national cemetery with lots of history on women in the military as well as noted awards received. Nice gift shop and beautiful view of the cemetery. Very eye opening to the dedication of the women in service.

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A very large building dedicated to the women that have served and are serving their country in the US military. A very nice collection of interesting facts and pictures from various points throughout the years where women have served. Highly recommend if you are a...More

1  Thank Jeff S
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