Basic Information

1750 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20024

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

Always Open

The sites of National Mall and Memorial Parks (other than the Washington Monument) are always open to the public. Restrooms, museums and elevators close in the evenings (check individual sites for hours)

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Rangers on Duty

Rangers are on Duty to assist the Visiting Public from 9:30 am to 10:00 pm daily (except christmas). The United States Park Police are on Duty 24 hours a day.

Standard Hours

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  • Monday: -
  • Tuesday: -
  • Wednesday: -
  • Thursday: -
  • Friday: -
  • Saturday: -

Washington DC gets to see all four seasons. Humidity will make the temps feel hotter in summer and colder in winter. Spring (March - May) Temp: Average high is 65.5 degrees with a low of 46.5 degrees Summer (June - August) Temp: Average high is 86 degrees with a low of 68.5 degrees Fall (September - November) Temp: Average high is 68 degrees with a low of 51.5 degrees Winter (December - February) Temp: Average high is 45 degrees with a low of 30 degrees (Source: www.usclimatedata.com)

Entrance Fees:

No Entrance Fee - $0.00

No Entrance Fee

 

Welcome to the World War II Memorial
The World War II Memorial was dedicated on May 29, 2004 to honor the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S. during World War II, the more than 400,000 who died, and the millions who supported the war effort from home.The Memorial is located adjacent to the Washington Monument, in the heart of the National Mall.

The World War II Memorial is a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks.

 
grey box with white icons of plane, bus, train and bicycle

NPS

Maps and Directions

Use National Mall and Memorial Parks award-winning wayfinding
system of maps and pylons to navigate your way around the National Mall.

Or visit our Directions page to find your way here by public transportation,
bicycle, car, or air.

 
lincoln memorial and washington monument at night

NPS

Hours and Seasons

National Mall and Memorial Parks is open 24 hours a day. The early evening and morning hours are beautiful and tranquil times to visit.

Please visit the Operating Hours and Seasons for more information on staffing, facility, and museum hours.

 
bike tour
Ranger-led bike tour.

NPS Photo

Things To Do
Use the links below to discover more about visiting the iconic monument and memorial protected by National Mall and Memorial Parks.But don't stop there!

Visit our Things to Do and Schedule of Events pages to discover a wide of array of activities from paddle boats and bike tours to nighttime walks with a park ranger.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington , DC 20024

Phone:

(202) 426-6841
General Visitor Inquiries

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