The Heart of Our Mission
Preserving Her Story
We are the leading memorial and education center honoring women’s contributions to the service of our nation.
As the only historical repository documenting all military women’s service, we educate and inspire through innovative and interactive exhibitions, our world-class collections, and engaging programs and events for all generations. We honor the commitment, contributions and experiences of every woman who serves in, or with, the Armed Forces.
From November 2021 – May 2022, the Military Womens Memorial will be closed while undergoing renovations to update and improve our visitor experience.
Our Gift Shop has moved to the Fort Belvoir Exchange! Visit us there while we are closed or shop with us online at www.giftshop.womensmemorial.org
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The Military Women’s Memorial is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. All proceeds from our gift shop support the mission of the Memorial which include telling the stories of military women, documenting military women’s service, educating through exhibitions, collections and engaging programs and events.
What People are Saying
“A stellar experience”
“Knowledgeable staff, and a powerful reminder of the contributions of women in the military. Ask a docent for a tour, the stories are amazing!“
“A must see when visiting Arlington“
“As a Veteran of the US Army, I am super impressed with this memorial. The exhibits are extensive and creative, and the building itself is just incredible. It is a testament to those of us who served and sacrificed.“
“Amazing place and my experience left me speechless.”
“The site is very well maintained. It provides a great visual for those that just don’t know about us and it also provides a home for all of us that might have no where else to call home in the male-dominate environment..“
“What an amazing gem tucked into Arlington.”
“I literally walked into this by accident when we were exploring the area around Arlington. Do not miss this if you are taking time to reflect.“
Our News And Updates
Explore news about the Military Women’s Memorial, blog posts, and more.
Behind the brooch: After today, you’ll never see women veterans the same way againWhen you think of a veteran, what comes to mind? Is it an older gentleman in a baseball cap with yellow stitching that reads “Vietnam Vet?” Or maybe it’s someone who is younger, who...
‘Do Good Twice’ by supporting the Military Women’s Memorial, while sharing the mission to Remember, Honor, Teach COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine and ARLINGTON, Va.– July 12, 2021 – Throughout the month of July, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) will be featuring...
Military Women’s Memorial partners with Community Building Art Works to present ‘More Than One Story: A Collective Poem by Military Women’
ARLINGTON, Va. –The Military Women’s Memorial and Community Building Art Works will unveil for the first time More Than One Story, a collaborative performance created by nine military women who share their stories through poetry. This event will take place at the...
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ARLINGTON, VA 22203
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