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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
703-533-1155
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Ranked #8 of 28 Attractions in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: 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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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Great place, right at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery. Glad I stopped by, people were very helpful.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Located near the entrance of Arlington National Cemetery, this is a must see while paying respect to those who gave the last full measure for our country. Women are often overlooked in their contributions to the defense of the nation. Most often, men and their sons come to mind when speaking of military service... not mothers and daughters. The memorial... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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237 reviews 237 reviews
127 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

There are many things to see at Arlington Cemetery and I understand some may not know what is inside this building or that there is an actual "inside"...the design of the memorial may give you the impression that it doesn't contain much...but nothing could be further from the truth. The history of women in the military and their service is... More 

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Belturbet, Ireland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great memorial for the women in the services. Very thoughtful and humbling place. Gives you a better respect and insight for the mother's, daughters, sisters who fight for our country's.

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Museum is dedicated to women who served their country. I entered my Mother's military info into their computer history.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is a blatant disservice and disrespect that the memorial looks as run down and trashy as it does. Put as much time and love into that memorial as you do to JFK and it would be something worthy of their sacrifice.

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ROCHESTER NY
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155 reviews 155 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited one afternoon, fascinating assortment of exhibits, but we were limited somewhat, due to USARMY (guessing..promotion or retirement ) ceremony, area was roped off.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This tribute to Women of all branches of the service is very well done. It seems to give justice to all branches of the service and numerous life saving jobs they all had in peacetime and in war

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North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

this was a really nice exhibit on the grounds of Arlington Cemetery and a must see, will remind all of the role have played over the many decades.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A good location, easy to get to. I was expecting something bigger and more dramatic. I felt that even though the location was good, when you have the more majestic and powerful Vietnam, Korean, and WW2 memorials the Women's memorial is lacking.

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