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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 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great memorial. Our D.C by Foot guided pointed out that a nod to Kilroy (this was the first time I had heard of him) is present at the memorial and it is very appropriate once she told the story. This memorial is...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

If you are interested in history, then you will find this very interesting. I found it very moving to see so many people paying thier respects in their own way.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

An impressive and truly 'monumental' monument on the Mall. Not as solemn as Vietnam and Korean memorials, we have found it enjoyable to help tourists take their photo below their state's column.

Thank FoiledSeattle
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It is less than a 1/2 mile from The Lincoln memorial. Easy walk from the memorial along the reflecting pool.

Thank hcs922
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Who was a very moving Monument although I think they could have done the same thing and made it feel less crowded. Is a star for every thousand soldiers who gave their lives and different sub monuments for the different branches of the service. I...More

Thank Che P
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have visited this place thrice. I love dipping feet in the pool and sit there. Planning to visit again in May. Best thing about DC is you can see a lot without having to pay anything. This is one of those.

Thank Saumyashree M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I've seen the World War II Memorial more times than I can count now. Every time I visit DC, I make a point to walk or run around the mall. I still remember when they first dedicated the memorial after years of planning. It serves...More

Thank RunrDave
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It has a large presence, but be sure to pay attention to the moldings at the entrance from the Washington Monument, they tell the real story of the war.

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 25 February 2017

On my first trip to Washington D.C., the World War II Memorial was the most important thing I wanted to see. My Dad was a WWII paratrooper and part of the D Day Invasion. I registered his name on the memorial site before it was...More

Thank huntress47
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It's serene and a great place to unplug and think about the grand scheme of things. It's lovely in the evening, with the lighting, especially as part of a walking tour of the nearby monuments.

Thank Carmen R
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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