Hours of Operation:
During certain winter months, (primarily January, February, and the first half of March), the Memorial's invasion tableau is drained for seasonal system maintenance. If you wish to see the invasion pool with water, it is recommended you visit late March thru November. To determine whether or not the pool is operating, you can also call 540-587-3619.
The National D-Day Memorial Invasion Pool has been drained for the winter for seasonal maintenance. The bullets will not be operational until the pool is refilled in March.
Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Monday closings Dec. - Feb. The Memorial closes at noon on Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve. Openings before or after normal operating hours by special arrangement for additional fees. Click Here or see Special Openings link for more information.
Visitors are asked to check in at the Bedford Area Welcome Center to purchase tickets.
The Memorial Store is open daily between 10:00AM and 5:00PM except for New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Monday closings Dec. - Feb.
Foundation Office Hours:
Open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with occasional daily closings. Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day, and Thanksgiving Day; other holiday closings may occur. When in doubt, telephone to confirm opening before visiting the Foundation Office. 540-586-3329.
Please note that the Foundation Office has relocated to 106 Main Street in Bedford and is no longer located at 202 East Main Street. Please continue to direct all mail to PO Box 77, Bedford, Va. 24523.
* Please allow an hour to two hours for your visit to the Memorial. Guided tours are also available.