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National D-Day Memorial

  • 3 Overlord Circle
  • Bedford, VA 24523
  • Phone: (540) 586-3329
  • Tollfree (800) 351-DDAY (3329)
  • Fax: (540) 586-7200
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The National D-Day Memorial, located in Bedford, VA, sustained the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation.  The nine acre memorial features an English garden, invasion tableau and victory arch symbolically recreating the D-Day journey from planning to battle to victory.

Admission Rates:

  • $8.00 adults
  • $5.00 children (ages 6-18) or with valid college ID
  • FREE children under 6

Visitors are asked to check-in and purchase tickets at the foot of the Memorial at the Bedford Area Welcome Center.  Walking tours ($2.00 per person) depart every hour beginning at 10:30am with the last tour departing at 3:30pm.  Please arrive to the Welcome Center twenty minutes before the scheduled tour time. 

Call (540)587-3619 for information.  Group rates available.

Directions

Directions

  • Major Access Routes: Rt. 460
  • Directions: From Richmond: Route 360 West to Route 460 West. Take 2nd Bedford exit.

    From Roanoke: Route 460 East to Route 122 North. Take 122 exit.
Things to Do

Things to Do

  • Admission Rates: $8 for adults; $5 for students; Children under 6 are free
  • Sunday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Monday Hours: *10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day
  • Gift Shop:
  • Restrooms:
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Additional Information: *Note - The museum is closed on Mondays from December through February.
Services

Services

  • Credit Cards Accepted:

Prelude to Invasion – Living History Event and Scout Day at The National D-Day Memorial

  • April 18, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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If you have ever been curious about the uniforms, history, tactics, gear, weapons, or morale of U.S. servicemen and the Allies during the turbulent… View Details

Homeschool Event Day at the National D-Day Memorial

  • April 24, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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Experience World War II history through interactive stations and living history. Activities are geared for homeschool students nine years old and… View Details

Armed Forces Day - We Honor Veterans 5K

  • May 16, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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The National D-Day Memorial and Bedford Hospice Care will sponsor a 5K as a fundraiser for both organizations. Start and finish at the D-Day… View Details

Stars and Stripes Forever: Patriotic Concert

  • May 23, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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On Saturday, May 23, at 8pm the Jefferson Choral Society performs a stirring patriotic concert that will have guests on their feet celebrating the… View Details

Remembering Their Sacrifice

  • May 25, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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The Memorial commemorates Memorial Day with a special ceremony to officially recognize the men and women who have sacrificed for our freedoms. The… View Details

71st Anniversary of D-Day at the National D-Day Memorial

  • June 6, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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12th Annual World War II in Miniature Display and Flag Day Event at the National D-Day Memorial

  • June 20, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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On this Father’s Day weekend, treat dad to a one-of-a-kind exhibit featuring miniature World War II model planes, tanks, ships, jeeps, historic… View Details

Growing Up in World War II Day Camp

  • June 24, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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Kids take a trip back in time with this three-day summer day camp where they learn what life was like on the homefront and frontlines during WWII. … View Details

Family Day 40s Festival at the National D-Day Memorial

  • July 18, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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Discover the lessons and legacy of World War II through interactive programs, tours, and projects. Activities include Victory Garden projects,… View Details

Coast Guard’s 225th Birthday at the National D-Day Memorial

  • August 4, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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Coast Guard’s 225th Birthday - In honor of the Coast Guard’s 225th birthday,Regular Fees Apply Except all active duty or veteran Coast … View Details

Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive Concert at the National D-Day Memorial

  • August 15, 2015
  • Location: National D-Day Memorial
  • Address: 3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523
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Enjoy a special concert to honor the “Greatest Generation.” The Memorial will remain open until 9pm. Bring your own chair. No coolers… View Details


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