Time crunch? Yes, you can still see sights and experience the capital area!
The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial honors the 184 people whose lives were lost at the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 on Sept. 11, 2001.
The memorial is open 24 hours a day, Monday through Sunday.
Visitors can listen to the Pentagon Memorial Audio Tour that provides a sequential narrative of the events of Sept. 11, 2001 at the Pentagon, the history of the Pentagon, and the purpose of the Pentagon Memorial's design. To hear the audio tour, call the number (202) 741-1004 at the memorial entrance, and the audio will lead you on a tour to various points of interest throughout the park.
Photography is strictly prohibited everywhere on the Pentagon Reservation except for inside the Memorial.
Directions: To reach the Pentagon Memorial via the public Metrorail system, take either the yellow or blue line to the Pentagon stop. Exit the Metro, and take the escalator up to follow the signs to the Pentagon Memorial.