National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II

Louisiana and New Jersey avenues N.W.
Washington, DC 20006- Map It
(202) 643-8204

AAA Editor Notes

National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II, jct. Louisiana and New Jersey aves. and D St. N.W., pays tribute to 120,000 Japanese-American men, women and children moved to detention camps in 1942 solely because of their ethnic roots. Representing courage and triumph over oppression, a sculpture of two cranes struggling to break free from barbed wire is encircled by a wall engraved with the names of more than 800 Japanese-American soldiers who gave their lives during the war. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Daily 24 hours. Park rangers are available 9 a.m.-10 p.m.