Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country. The memorial also includes "The Three Servicemen" statue and the Vietnam Women's Memorial. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a part of the National Mall, which offers a variety of free curriculum-based programs for students of all ages. Rangers focus on historical and natural park resources, National Park Service, and more. To locate a name on the wall, use one of the catalogs available near the entrances of the memorial. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 5 Henry Bacon Drive NW, Washington, DC 20024. District Of Columbia. Tel: 202-426-6841. Website: www.nps.gov/vive/index.htm. Hrs: Daily 24 hrs.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.