Plan Your Visit
Welcome to the African American Civil War Memorial, a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. The memorial is situated in the historic U Street neighborhood of Washington, D.C. a focal point of African American history and culture.
The address is 1925 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001. The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station.
GPS Coordinates: 38.916554, -77.025977
Operating Hours & Seasons
The African American Civil War Memorial is not staffed by Park Rangers. For information about the memorial please contact the Park Service at 202-426-6841.
Fees & Reservations
The African American Civil War Memorial has no fees or reservations associated with a visit. However for planned events dependent upon the activity and number of participants a permit may be required. See the permit section for more information.
The African American Civil War Memorial is a self-guided experience. For in depth information, consult the on-site interpretive wayside panel or contact a park ranger at 202.426.6841.
Adjacent to the memorial on Vermont Avenue is the African American Civil War Museum. For information on the site please see their website at www.afroamcivilwar.org
About a mile south on Vermont Avenue from the memorial is the Mary McLeod Bethune National Historic Site a unit of the National Park Service.