Korean War Veterans Memorial

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is south of the National Mall's Reflecting Pool. The first part of this Washington D.C. memorial is a wall intersecting a circle, and the wall has over 2,300 photos from the conflict sandblasted into it. The next part of the memorial consists of 19 stainless steel statues of patrolling soldiers in full uniform. Immediately to the north is another wall designed to represent the United Nations. The memorial ends with a black granite reflecting pool. 

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Korean War Veterans Memorial

Pay your respects to the United States and United Nations soldiers who perished in the Korean War by visiting the Korean War Veterans Memorial. This memorial in West Potomac Park is very near the National Mall. Take time to study the sandblasted photos of people, places, and things involved with this conflict and reflect on the number of casualities engraved into the last wall. See if you can identify if each of the statues belonged to the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy Corpsman, or Air Force Forward Air Observer. 

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How To Get To Korean War Veterans Memorial

Street parking is available near the Korean War National Monument on Ohio Street Southwest between the Lincoln Memorial and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. If you are at the White House, then it is about a 2-mile walk. Start by going east on H Street Northwest, then turn right on 14th Street Northwest. Turn right on Independence Avenue Southwest and continue for about 1 mile to reach this site. 


900 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington, D.C., 20024

Fee: Entry fee $0

Honor Korean War veterans by visiting the Korean War National Monument near the National Mall. You are likely to love the calming atmosphere of this site. There is plenty to do nearby, as the Lincoln Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, and other sites on the National Mall are all within walking distance. There are also great shops and eating establishments close by. The best way to explore Washington D.C. is in your RV. If you do not have one, rent one on RVshare.com.