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humbling - take a guided tour- remember to purchase tickets at the visitor center first.

Second time here. 1st time we did on our own. This time, we took a guided tour. We missed so much... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark K
Bristol, Wisconsin
You Have to Visit this Memorial!!!

This is an absolute must see!! I cannot say enough about the D-Day Memorial, we love it. We have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly C
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The National D-Day Memorial is located in Bedford, Virginia - the community suffering the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation. The Memorial honors the Allied forces that participated in the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 during World...more
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3 Overlord Cir, Bedford, VA 24523-6094
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Second time here. 1st time we did on our own. This time, we took a guided tour. We missed so much the 1st time. Glad we had Carol. She was excellent. It is hot in August so plan for the heat.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolute must see!! I cannot say enough about the D-Day Memorial, we love it. We have been there a few times. The first time we took the tour and our tour guide was great, pleasant and very knowledgeable. The other times we...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and tasteful memorial commemorating the bravery and sacrifice of the men and women of the Allied Invasion forces of June 6th 1944. Guided tour included. Well worth the detour off I-81.

Thank podge747
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bedford is not really near us, though we did route ourselves through there on our way home from Smith Mountain Lake. And so glad we did. The National D-Day Memorial is WELL worth the extra effort it takes to see it. This is not part...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely designed....not too crowded or touristy driven. I recommend this for the history minded and to reinforce to our children why we need to respect our freedoms.Beautifully landscaped.

Thank dmckeag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site should not be missed no matter what country you are from. Our guide was well versed in the history of WWII, particularly what happen on D-Day. We happened to visit on a special day when there were were several venues to explore and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The D Day Memorial is a place of reflection of what our country can do. The memorial and the descriptions tell the story of how young men charged the beaches of Normandy in the quest to free mankind of tyranny. The memorial has many aspects...More

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is the construction and layout well thought out, the grounds are extremely nice. We had a guide named Bill, a Vet and an awesome speaker and historian. We were really impressed. There are nice shirts and stuff in the gift shop. NO tax...More

2  Thank airbrush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never give "excellent" reviews, so that says something. A wonderful memorial that pays tribute to those that made the ultimate sacrifice for the future of the free world. The guided tour is a great addition to the memorial. Regardless of what you know about...More

2  Thank Tom E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sun was out and it was hot, so wear a hat for the walking you will be doing. Great gift store for reasonable prices. (...has A/C). Many photographic opportunities and vets are VIP there. An hour should do it walking around in the heat. Worth...More

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13 August 2018|
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Response from Bflogal44 | Reviewed this property |
Their website states that the site is off limits to pets with exceptions for service animals. A limited number of crates are available in a shaded area and it is suggested you let them know when you purchase a ticket.if you... More
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21 August 2017|
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Response from jgwisdom | Reviewed this property |
$10 and veterans get a discount I think they get $2 off the full price. Well worth the $10, and by all means go with a tour guide, you will be glad you did.
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14 March 2017|
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Response from Brandon G | Property representative |
The guided walking tour of the Memorial takes approximately one hour, however, we recommend that you plan two hours for your visit. You may wish to walk around on your own, take photos, or visit the Memorial store for a... More