Memorial and Visitor Center Open Weekends
The Memorial & Visitor Center are now open Friday to Monday till November 2, 2014. On Fridays and Mondays check at the Visitor Center for personal tours of Memorial. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm. More »
End of Season
The last day of the 2014 season for the Memorial and Visitor Center will be open on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Hours are 10am to 5pm.
Monument to open Soon 2006 (Archive)
The War of 1812 Monument column was closed on June 22, 2006 when a 500 pound piece of granite fascia fell from the 317 foot level crashing onto the Upper Plaza. The event occurred at 9 p.m. in the evening and luckily there were no injuries.
Did You Know?
The Doric Column at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial is the only international peace memorial in the National Park Service and stands 47 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. The upper deck platform is 12 feet taller than the statue of Liberty’s torch.