Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ticket sales end at 4:30 PM). Monday closings begin in December and continue through the end of February. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. The Memorial closes at noon on 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.
Water Effects Hours of Operation:
During certain winter months, (primarily December, 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. **As of November 21, 2016, the water effects are currently down. We expect them to be back in operation in March.
Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM with the exception of Monday closings beginning in December and through the end of February. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. The Memorial Store closes at noon on New Year's Eve.
* Please allow one to two hours for your visit to the Memorial.
Foundation Office Hours:
Open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with occasional daily closings. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Other holiday closings may occur. When in doubt, telephone to confirm opening before visiting the Foundation Office at 540-586-3329.
The Foundation Office is located at 133 West Main Street in Bedford. Please direct all mail to P.O. Box 77, Bedford, VA 24523.