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.
Pardon Our Dust!
The Military Women’s Memorial is temporarily closed for partial renovation
and will re-open to the public in May 2022!
Our online gift shop is accessible 24/7 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.
Pelosi, Ernst, Duckworth, Stefanik Announced as Congressional Co-Chairs for Military Women’s Memorial 25th Anniversary Celebration
Military Women’s Memorial Seeks to Collect and Preserve the Stories of Service of the Three Million Women Who Have ServedArlington, VA (April 27, 2022)— The Military Women’s Memorial (MWM), the nation's only memorial honoring all women’s military service, today...
February 7, 2022, ARLINGTON, VA – In time for Black History Month, the Military Women’s Memorial (MWM) is launching the “AppreSHEation Tour” which will bring its mobile exhibition, The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America’s Servicewomen to locations...
Do you know that donuts were used as a morale booster for the military throughout the 20th century? Donuts and the women who served them played very important wartime roles, providing troops with a little taste of home. During World War I, uniformed civilian...
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ARLINGTON, VA 22203
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