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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always walk our way through here, as it is a somber reminder of the sacrifices Americans have made for our freedom.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 8636travel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful memorial that honours all those involved in a war that shook the world. It is in the public park for anyone to walk around.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Expatmumandbaby
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

+ Beautiful at day and night + very touching and detailed scenes all over in bronze that give a good impression of the many sides of the war.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnikaJMW
Reviewed 5 days ago

The National World War II Memorial is well placed on the Mall and totally worth a visit. Like the other memorials and monuments it is stark and moving and tells a story.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donna A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located opposite the Lincoln Memorial across the Reflecting Pool, this memorial is a beautiful remembrance of those who served during World War II which can be enjoyable to visit for all ages. The beautiful water features grab the attention of young children (but PLEASE be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank purplepluspandas
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lot of history here. Great place to visit, especially if you have family that served in the armed forces.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KarenWG70
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of my favorite memorials in DC. The water display is just gorgeous, and very tranquil. Definitely worth visiting!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oliviayoung99
Reviewed 6 days ago

This Memorial is located at the "end" of the Reflecting Pool, opposite the Lincoln Memorial. A beautiful location. I suggest reading up about it in advance of a visit. We were there on a day when a large number of WW II veterans were there....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive , yet still a Poignant reminder ,to all who served their nation during ww2 ,both in the Atlantic and the Pacific theatre's of war and the Sacrifice made by so many to rid the world as they knew it , from the evil empires...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jarlath m m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the week following Memorial Day and I would highly recommend that timeframe. The number of wreaths and rememberances added to the memorial.

Date of experience: May 2018
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jmtinsdtn
December 16, 2017|
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Response from jmiranda2017 | Reviewed this property |
The "Washington DC National Mall, Monuments and Memorials Walking Guide (Washington DC City Walking Guide Series) Kindle Edition" is a decent download for just $3.99. You may want to give it a try.
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SallyG967
November 13, 2017|
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Response from 988debbies | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time.
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Wilson K
April 27, 2017|
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Response from danrmj | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how much you or the teens are interested in WW II. You may spend 5 minutes or half an hour; totally up to you Like others have said it's outdoors between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial and also... More
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