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Address: 1 Rotary road, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone Number: 703 697-7351
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Heartwrenching memorial

It is definitely worth the time to take a short visit to see this memorial, even if you don't tour the inside of the Pentagon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is definitely worth the time to take a short visit to see this memorial, even if you don't tour the inside of the Pentagon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Unique memorial outside a unique building. It can take some time get here from the parking lot / metro so do keep that in mind. There is also no cover from heat / rain. But it's a moving memorial. There is a free telephone audio guide which was quite informative too. Very glad we made the effort to get here.

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Guthrie, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It's quite a hike around the Pentagon once you get off the Metro to get to the Pentagon Memorial, but it's nice once you get there. It's very humbling and terribly sad to see the memorials for all the children that passed in this crash site. The water running beneath each memorial bench is a nice touch and very fitting.... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Use the ear buds to hear about the memorial as you walk through it. Audio tells you where the plane hit the building and about several of the victims. It also explains the graduated wall in back.

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Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I'm not sure why anyone would rate this low. The memorial is beautiful in and of itself. However you need to listen to the explanation about the design and it had so much more meaning. What a wonderful tribute and done in a way our children could embrace the importance of the event in history.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great, very impressive monument right next to the pentagon, can't miss it, and you shouldn't! You can even still see the color change in the wall.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a very touching, quiet and somber place. Beautiful reflecting pools of each individual victim. Nicely done!

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Pretoria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

You are not allowed to take photos near the pentagon. There is nothing much to see here. A bit of a waste of time other than seeing the Pentagon.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent display to remember those we lost. Creative idea on display and layout of memorial. Worth the trip, worth going during the evening and daylight hours, the lights are night are beautiful but not able to see writing during evening, so go during day to read memorial displays.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Bring along your cellphone's ear buds so you can call-in to listen to a guided tour of the memorial. You will have the choice of two tour lengths. The phone number is posted as you enter the memorial.

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Address: 1 Rotary road, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone Number: 703 697-7351
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington

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