World War II Memorial


Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.


The World War II Memorial is located in downtown Washington, D.C. near the intersection of 17th Street SW and Independence Ave. SW.

VIA METRO: Exit the Smithsonian Metro station's Mall exit and proceed west following the path toward the Washington Monument. You will cross 14th and 15th streets, pass the Washington Monument, and then cross 17th Street to enter the memorial.

VIA CAR: Parking is available at the paddle boat parking area off of southbound Maine Avenue. Handicap parking is available at the memorial on Home Front Drive, accessed via southbound 17th Street.




1 Home Front Drive

Washington, DC 20024



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