Vietnam Women's Memorial

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  • Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States, Washington D. C.
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Monument, War Memorial, Family And Kids

Vietnam Women's Memorial is a picturesque memorial dedicated to the women of the country who served in Vietnam War. The destination and monument serves as a reminder of the importance of women in the war and today has become one of the most beautiful monuments. The Memorial depicts three women dressed in uniform and helping a wounded soldier. The statue was designed by Glenna Goodacre and was dictated on November 11.

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  • Vietnam Women's Memorial Address: 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States, Washington D. C.
  • Vietnam Women's Memorial Timing: 24-hrs
  • Vietnam Women's Memorial Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Vietnam Women's Memorial(preferred time): 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vietnam Women's Memorial: 00:15 Mins
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  • 1.77% of people who visit Washington D. C. include Vietnam Women's Memorial in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Vietnam Women's Memorial visit around 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Vietnam Women's Memorial

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95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vietnam Women's Memorial

People normally club together Lady Bird Johnson Park and Bureau Of Engraving And Printing while planning their visit to Vietnam Women's Memorial.

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  • One of the many interesting monuments to see while visiting The Mall in D.C. is the Vietnam Women's Memorial, situated just a few minutes walk east of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial. This monument designed by American sculptor, Glenna Goodacre and dedicated in 1993 to the women who served during the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses during the conflict. It is of three female serviceman, one of which is tending to a fallen soldier. It is a nice sculpture that can be viewed from all sides to gain full perspective of the image being portrayed. Note: There are park benches on three sides of the monument and a information panel if you want to learn more about this particular memorial. In the end, if you are exploring The Mall and wanting to view the various memorials and other monuments, this is an interesting one to find. You can comfortably see this one in 5-10 minutes before or after visiting the nearby Vietnam Veteran's Memorial.

  • I returned from Nam on a litter and for a few years the Army and the Air Force Nurse Corps kept me going on the long road to recovery. BLESS THEM ALL!!!

  • The statue is one of the less popular spots to visit however I'd definitely recommend making the time.

  • Very beautiful sculpture. As you walk around it each angle communicates the unique experiences of women at war: fear, compassion, bravery and determination.

  • Though I am a man who was born 9 years after the end of the war this sculpture speaks to me as a fellow nurse. She has captured that thin line between hope and despair that so many nurses operate in during difficult situations. I have visited many times and I am always humbled and proud of the contributions of my fellow nurses during conflict.

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