Hours & Admission

Vietnam Era Museum Reopens Memorial Day

We are thrilled to announce that the Vietnam Era Museum will welcome back visitors this Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Timed tickets are available to the public for 3-time slots throughout the day with capacity limitations. Please click HERE to book your time slot for Memorial Day.
Beginning Thursday, June 10, the Museum will be open to the public and operate Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Timed tickets must be purchased online.
We look forward to welcoming you back!

Please Note: Social distancing and masks required

Hours & Admission

Adults – $7.00

Students – $5.00

Seniors – $5.00

Veterans – Free

Active Military – Free

Children Under 10 – Free


Regular Hours

Vietnam Era Museum Hours: Starting June 10, 2021, Thursday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

We have picnic tables on the grounds to accommodate lunches. Restrooms are available for those who purchase tickets to the Vietnam Era Museum. Portable toilets are accessible outside for those visiting the Memorial. Please note there is no ATM on site.

Veteran Guided Tours

Please Note: Due to the threat Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses to our Veterans population, tours with our Vietnam Veteran Tour Guides are suspended during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Come experience our unique and powerful site for yourself. Our Vietnam Veteran Tour Guides are on-site Tuesday-Saturday from 11 AM to 2 PM for free guided tours of the Memorial and to provide personal insight into the Vietnam Era.

Guided Tours are available by request – contact us!

Directions to NJVVMF

1 Memorial Lane (Parkway Exit 116)   –   P.O. Box 648   –   Holmdel, NJ 07733

  1. Exit Parkway at 116 and proceed toward the Arts Center.
  2. As you enter the Arts Center grounds, stay to the right and follow the brown directional signs to the Memorial and Educational Center.
  3. Make a right turn onto Memorial Lane and make 2nd left into the Ed Center parking lot.
  1. Take New Jersey Turnpike North (Route 95) to Exit 7A (Route 195)
  2. Take Route 195 East approximately 30 miles to Exit 36 – Garden State Parkway North
  3. Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 116 (PNC Bank Arts Center)
  4. As you enter the Arts Center grounds, stay to the right and follow the brown directional signs to the Educational Center.
  5. Make a right turn onto Memorial Lane and make 2nd left into the Ed Center parking lot.
  1. Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 11 (Garden State Parkway)
  2. Take the Garden State Parkway South approximately 15 miles to Exit 116 (PNC Bank Arts Center).
  3. As you enter the Arts Center grounds, stay to the right and follow the brown directional signs to the Educational Center.
  4. Make a right turn onto Memorial Lane and make 2nd left into the Ed Center parking lot.
  1. Take Route 287 or Route 78 to the Garden State Parkway South.
  2. Take the Garden State Parkway South approximately 15 miles to Exit 116 (PNC Bank Arts Center).
  3. As you enter the Arts Center grounds, stay to the right and follow the brown directional signs to the Educational Center.
  4. Make a right turn onto Memorial Lane and make 2nd left into the Ed Center Parking Lot.

Holiday Observance

The Vietnam Era Museum will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Eve and Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Good Friday
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
  • Christmas Eve and Day

Please note: Public ceremonies are temporarily suspended on-site and will be held virtually. Audio from the virtual ceremonies will be broadcast over the Huey Helicopter speaker system to anyone on-site until we resume public ceremonies. 

We are open and hold public ceremonies on the following holidays:

  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day
  • New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Veterans’ Day

As always, the Memorial is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.