Plan Your Visit
The World War II Memorial is a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. This memorial stands prominently along the highly symbolic central vista of the National Mall and possesses numerous symbolic elements of its own.
Join a ranger program and learn more about the World War II Memorial! Check for signs at the memorial for tour starting locations and times. See the Schedule of Park Events for ranger programs throughout the park.
Did You Know?
The Announcement Stone, at the formal 17th Street entrance to the World War II Memorial, eloquently declares the reason for the placement of this memorial along the great axis between the Lincoln Memorial to the west and the Washington Monument to the east.