U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center

U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center photo
Bill O'Leary - The Washington Post
12/1 - 12/8

Ongoing exhibits:

Ship models, artifacts, photographs and memorabilia. At the Burke Theater.
Through 3/31/15

Year of the Coast Guard

A year-long exhibit featuring historical photographs, uniforms, recruiting posters from military collections and other rare artifacts.

Editorial Review

The memorial features a granite map of the world, 100 feet in diameter, surrounded by relief sculptures showing events in naval history. The Naval Heritage Center, next to the memorial, has a theater, an electronic log with the names of Navy veterans and other displays.