United States Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Neighborhoods Events Getaways All Washington, D.C. Pentagon Memorial Washington, DC Remembers September 11, 2001 Written by Rachel Cooper Facebook Twitter Linkedin Rachel Cooper is a travel writer who has lived in the Washington, D.C., area for more than 25 years. She is also the author of several books covering the capital and mid-Atlantic regions. Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Rachel Cooper Updated 08/31/18 Share Pin Email Miller Taylor The Pentagon Memorial commemorates the 184 lives lost in the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The Memorial encompasses 1.93 acres on the western side of the Pentagon Building, adjacent to Route 27 including a park and gateway that spans approximately two acres with 184 memorial units, each dedicated to an individual victim. The memorial units are benches that are each engraved at the end with the individual's name, hovering above a pool of water that glows with light at night. They are organized by a timeline based on the ages of these individuals and placed along age lines parallel with the trajectory of Flight 77, each marking a birth-year, ranging from 1998 to 1930.The Pentagon Memorial was officially dedicated and open to the public on September 11, 2008. The construction was funded by private donations. Centex Lee LLC built the Pentagon Memorial with the design created by Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman. Memorial Location I-395 at Boundary Channel DriveWashington DCThe best way to visit the Memorial during the day is by Metro. The Memorial is accessible from the Pentagon Metro Station. Parking onsite is for AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY, however, parking is available to Pentagon Memorial visitors at the Hayes Street Parking Lot ONLY on weekdays from 5pm – 7am and all day on Weekends and Holidays. You can also park at the Pentagon City Mall which is just a short walk away. See a map. Website: pentagonmemorial.org Public tours are also available of the Pentagon Building. Advance reservations are required. See a Guide to Pentagon Tours and learn about reservations, parking and more. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit All About Crystal City, Virginia The Best LGBTQ+ Hidden Gem in Every State Monuments and Memorials in Washington, D.C. Fun Free Things to Do in Washington, DC How to Visit the Pentagon Memorial Learn All About Touring the Pentagon September 11 Memorial Events in Washington, D.C. Visit the Three Memorials Dedicated to the Victims of 9/11 All About Arlington Virginia Best Things to Do in Arlington, Virginia Celebrate Asian American History By Visiting These National Parks Fun Things to Do With Teenagers in Washington, DC Tips and Info for Visiting Ground Zero at the World Trade Center Site What to Do in September in Washington, D.C. (Festivals and Events) Explore the SItes Along the Scenic George Washington Memorial Parkway Top Attractions to Experience in Washington, D.C.