National World War II Memorial

Type: Military, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Honoring the 16 million who served in the U.S. military and the more than 400,000 who gave their lives, the National World War II Memorial offers a breathtaking tribute. Two semi-circles are made up...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Just like the Lincoln Memorial, this one is also simply stunning in the evening."
  • Sightseeing: "If you see an elderly individual there who served in the war, be sure to take a moment to thank them for their service."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: A symbolic tribute to those who fought, served and died in one of the most defining events of the 20th century.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: While this is a breathtaking spot to take pictures, it is also a place to contemplate the cost of freedom.

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