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The Pentagon Memorial


The Pentagon Memorial is designed so that the nation may remember and reflect on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001. The Memorial will be free and open to the public seven days a week. Groups and individuals are welcome in the Memorial each day but guided tours are not offered; the Memorial is meant to be experienced on a more personal level.

The Pentagon Memorial is located at 1 Rotary Road on the Pentagon Reservation in Arlington, Virginia.  The mailing address is:

Pentagon Memorial
ATTN: Pentagon Building Management Office
Room 2E1040, Pentagon
Washington, DC 20301-1155

Hours of Operation:

  • Open Mon-Sun 24 hours
  • Support Staff on Hand Mon-Sun 10 a.m.-8 p.m. EST 10 a.m.-10 p.m. EST

The Pentagon Memorial: Located on the west side of the Pentagon.

Pentagon Memorial location map

Conduct on the Pentagon Reservation:

Photography is strictly prohibited everywhere on the Pentagon Reservation except for inside the Memorial. All other activities that are prohibited on the Pentagon Reservation are also prohibited in the Pentagon Memorial Park.

The most common prohibited items and activities are:
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Open containers of alcoholic beverages
  • Narcotics
  • Other dangerous substances
  • Commercial or political soliciting
  • Vending and hanging of posters, flyers, handbills