The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial and other on-site outdoor Memorials and Monuments are open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for walking and visiting only. 

What To Know Before You Go:
Social distancing and masks required
No indoor access (including indoor restrooms)
Portable toilets accessible on-site
Visitors must follow one-way path around Memorial (marked by signage)

No groups, gatherings, tours of any kind, public events or ceremonies




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.

Memorial Overview

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial honors all those who served our country and state during the Vietnam War, especially the 1,562 New Jersey men and 1 woman who did not return home… Read More

Wall of Faces

On July 7, 1988, the design submitted by Hien Bguyen, a refugee who left South Vietnam thirteen years earlier, was unveiled. Hien’s design contains a 200-foot diameter open-air pavilion, inside of which are 366 black granite panels… Read More

Huey Project

The Huey became the symbol of U.S. combat forces in Vietnam. In country, more than 12,000 helicopters served alongside our troops. the 7,000 Hueys that served flew 9,713,762 hours… Read More

Women's Meditation Garden

On Veterans Day 2001, the Women Veterans Meditation Garden was dedicated adjacent to the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center. The garden is a lasting tribute to the thousands of women, both military and civilian, who served during the Vietnam Era and continue to serve today… Read More

US War Dog Memorial

Since World War I, tens of thousands of dogs have served in the United States Armed Forces alongside their handlers in K-9 units. Thousands of dogs have died in combat saving the lives of our military troops… Read More

Purple Heart Memorial

In 2010, the Military Order of the Purple Heart from Jersey City, NJ presented the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans; Memorial Foundation with a Purple Heart Memorial… Read More

NJ Gold Star Family Monument

In September 2015, the NJ Gold Star Family Monument was dedicated adjacent to the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center. The Monument honors the sacrifices of those families who have lost a loved one in defense of our country… Read More

Vietnamese American Memorial

In April 2016, the Vietnamese American Monument was dedicated adjacent to the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center… Read More