• World War II Memorial

    World War II Memorial

    District of Columbia

Directions

Navigate

GPS Coordinates: 38.889413, -77.040553
Address: 1750 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.
Nearest Intersection: 17th St. & Independence Ave. SW

Parking
General parking is available at the Tidal Basin parking lot along Maine Ave., SW. Handicap parking and bus loading zone are available on Home Front Drive SW, accessed from southbound 17th St.

Local Transportation

Bicycle
Capital Bikeshare is authorized to operate bike share stations throughout the National Mall; the nearest locations are at 19th & Constitution Ave. NW and at 14th & Jefferson Dr. SW.

Public Transportation
The nearest Metro (subway) stop is Smithsonian, on the Orange and Blue lines. Visit WMATA for more information about Metro routes and fares.

Getting to D.C.

Plane

Washington, D.C. is served by Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

Car
Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the South. Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and the Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. Interstate 66, U.S. Routes 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.

Train
Trains including Amtrak, MARC, and VRE service Union Station and/or L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Did You Know?

Wreath

The columns are adorned with two types of wreaths that alternate in their facing. Wreaths of wheat represent the agricultural strength of the nation; while wreaths of Oak represent the industrial dynamism of the nation, supplying not only our own troops but also our friends and allies.