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Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to see this monument in person while visiting the arlington cemetery. It's an interesting addition to the Marine Corps Memorial general area. There are steps to the top but I'm not sure if you can use them for a safety reasons. This simple...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Rusty. Someone needs to paint the structure. Kind of plain. I’m sure I’m missing something, but it wasn’t worth the stop.

Thank mjbmak
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Netherlands Carillon is a really cool piece of history that has been allowed to fall pray to the elements. A gift from the people of the Netherlands in thanks to the American people for liberating them from the Nazis during WWII, the carillon is...More

Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We saw this on our way from the Marine Corps Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery. It was gifted to the US from the Netherlands for liberating them from the Nazis. It is an interesting building that goes along with a lot of the WWII Memorial’s.

Thank Chas M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We took some guests, one of whom is a Marine Corps Vet to visit the Marine Corps memorial. I was familiar with the Carillion from previous visits but did not mention in advance. As we walked up towards the Monument the Carillion chimed and stopped...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 27 July 2018

When you leave Arlington on the North Marshall Drive side, you walk past this half way up the gently sloping hill path that leads to the Marine Corp Memorial. So it's worth pausing to have a look. It's a thank you to the US from...More

Thank DRCsydney
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was the 2nd year we visited here to watch the 4th of July fireworks over the Potomac. What a perfect spot.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We came across this as we were walking to the USMC memorial. Was nice and enjoyed reading about it but it looked like it could use a little sprucing up.

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Gift from Netherlands to thank US for help during WWII Nazi occupation, but not very pretty. It doesn't seem to fit with the other beautiful memorials in Arlington.

Thank donnawood1262
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It is pretty and the kids enjoy the lions, but one cannot go up so viewing is just from the park area. Listen as around 6 pm, it plays.

Thank pegw332
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