The Wall That Heals

The wall that heals

The wall that heals – San Luis Obispo

The Wall That Heals is coming to San Luis Obispo, California from March 16 – March 19, 2023 at the Alex Madonna Expo Center. This exhibit, hosted by the County of San Luis Obispo Veteran Services Office and the Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum, in partnership with the Madonna Inn, bringing the official three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial located in Washington, D.C. and mobile education center to San Luis Obispo County.

Thursday, March 16, 2023 through
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Madonna Meadows
120 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Free admission and parking.
Open 24 hours Thursday March 16 through 2 p.m. Sunday March 19.
The exhibit offers a somber and reflective environment and includes a mobile Education Center for visitors.

What is The Wall That Heals?

It is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., that travels across the country. The exhibit honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces in the Vietnam War and bears the names of the 58,281 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.

Hometown Heroes

Photos of service members on The Wall from the local area.

In Memory Honor Roll

Photos of local Vietnam veterans honored through VVMF’s In Memory program.

The Gold Star Bike

Donated in 2012, it pays tribute to the mothers who lost sons to the Vietnam War.

Left at The Wall

A display of items representative of those left at The Wall in Washington, D.C.

Directory & Kiosk

Search for names using VVMF’s Wall of Faces on the kiosk or paper directories.

Volunteer at The Wall

We are looking for volunteers to help with assisting visitors and setting up and breaking down the exhibit. If you’re interested in donating your time, please sign up today. Thank you.

For questions about this event, please contact The Wall That Heals – SLO by email: [email protected] or call (805) 781-5766.

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To learn about sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact the Veterans Museum: [email protected]