Your Guide to African American Civil War Memorial
Over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War.
Their service helped to end the war and free over four million slaves. The African American Civil War Memorial honors their service and sacrifice.
The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station.
GPS: lat:38.9166, long:-77.026
Physical address: 1925 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, 20001
Mailing address: 900 Ohio Drive SW, Washington, DC, 20024
No Entrance Fee to enter park site.
Spring (March - May) Temp: Average high is 65.5 degrees with a low of 46.5 degrees
Summer (June - August) Temp: Average high is 86 degrees with a low of 68.5 degrees
Fall (September - November) Average high is 68 degrees with a low of 51.5 degrees
Winter (December - February) Temp: Average high is 45 degrees with a low of 30 degrees
Hours for Always Open
The African American Civil War Memorial is always open to the public. There are no Rangers on duty at this site (except for special events). The United States Park Police are on duty 24 hours a day. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/afam/planyourvisit/hours.htm
Sunday: All Day
Monday: All Day
Tuesday: All Day
Wednesday: All Day
Thursday: All Day
Friday: All Day
Saturday: All Day