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Address: 1 Rotary road, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone Number: 703 697-7351
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The memorial is located at southwest of The Pentagon, close to the metro station and not far from the Arlington Cemetery. The Pentagon Memorial is dedicated to the 9/11 victims... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The memorial is located at southwest of The Pentagon, close to the metro station and not far from the Arlington Cemetery. The Pentagon Memorial is dedicated to the 9/11 victims of the American Airlines Flight 77. Each victim’s age and location at the time of the attack have been permanently inscribed into the Memorial by the placement and direction of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We didn't have pentagon tour tickets so to head here for the memorial was a bit out of the way. No regrets though because it was so peaceful there and the design was simple but well thought of with meaning.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Pentagon Memorial is a gorgeous and touching tribute to the lives lost on September 11, both in the Pentagon and on Flight 77. The design of the memorial is like no other memorial I've seen and allows visitors to truly grasp the enormity of the loss that day. The grounds of the memorial are peaceful and solemn. The Pentagon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Those who perished in the 2001 attack on the Pentagon are memorialized here at the site. A beautifully landscaped park like setting on the west side of the building is populated with bench like markers for each individual. It could benefit from some signage to explain the detail of all that is represented. For instance the position of the bench... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a unique memorial that has you much meaning. As many have said it is emotional and unlike any I have seen before. The seats represent each person killed and the direction tells you whether they were on the plane or in the Pentagon. I found it more moving that the memorial in New York.

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Berkeley Springs, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a very moving memorial. I was conducting a class in the top floor of an office building when the jet headed for the Pentagon flew over our heads. It was a sound I'll never forget. The memorial has a stone chair of sorts for every life lost there on 9-11. Being there gives you a feel for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

so emotional to be at the exact spot the plane hit.the benches are in order of date of birth youngest 3 and eldest 71..we must not forget them...I cried

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was amazed this was not more crowded- but it was nice to be the only ones there. The volunteer docent was standing in the summer heat, and she explained the design to us- which made it even more moving. We parked in the nearby mall parking lot, and walked the tunnel under the freeway- it was a great way... More 

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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The memorial was closed due to weather a repairs. Of course we didn't know this until we got there, and there's really nothing more to do/see there. We had already paid for and used our Metro ticket to get there, so it was a waisted $11.00 for the 4 of us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The individual monuments are way more detailed and interesting than obvious from photographs. I was there on 9/11 so of course it was a very moving experience. Each monument truly allows a moment of individualized reflection on the person that was lost that day. I highly recommend a visit to this memorial.

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