• World War II Memorial

    World War II Memorial

    District of Columbia

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?


Former Senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Robert Dole and Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks teamed up to lead the successful fund raising campaign to build the World War II Memorial.