Pause and reflect in the calm countryside of America’s heartland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Memorial Located?

We are located in Perryville, MO. Approximately 80 miles south of downtown St. Louis on Interstate 55. 

What are the Memorial's Hours?

Our Welcome Center and Military Museum are open to the public Sunday – Saturday 11AM – 3PM. The Vietnam Wall, Guardians of Freedom, and ground are open 24/7.


What is Our Phone Number?

We look forward to any questions and can be reached at 573-547-2035 during operating hours.

Is the Memorial Handicap Accessible?

We want our Memorial to be accessible to all veterans and the general public. Our facilities are handicap accessible and fully ADA compliant. Furthermore, we offer wheelchairs and golf carts to travel from the welcome center to the Vietnam Wall. 

Is there an entry fee?

There is no entry fee. However, if you have the means, we request a $10 donation per person. This helps to ensure upkeep and growth of the Memorial.

Are Tour Guides Available?

We have tour guides available to escort you through our Memorial. We ask that you call in advance to ensure a tour guide is available upon your arrival. 

How Can I Make a Donation?

We offer many different donation options: individual giving, tribute trees, tribute benches, and tribute bricks. In lieu of donating on our website, you may call our Memorial during normal operating hours and place a donation.

Can the Memorial Accommodate Buses and School Trips?

We have a large parking lot that can accommodate both large groups and school buses. Parking is free. We do ask that you contact us in advance with any large groups, so we can plan in advance to make the most of your visit.

Are There Restaurants Nearby?

Perryville is home to many restaurants. We recommend the American Legion, Park-et Fine Foods, Galati’s Italian Restaurant, Smoking’ Double Barrels BBQ, Incredible Edibles, Hoeckele’s Bakery and Deli, Ewald’s BBQ, Mary Jane Burgers and Brew, Stonie’s Sausage Shop, and City Tavern. 


1172 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
Perryville, MO 63775



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