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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: Tours & Tickets

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Guarded around the clock by the Army's 3rd infantry, this memorial in Arlington National Cemetery honors unidentified American soldiers from the two World Wars and the Korean War.
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Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211
This attraction is at Ronald Reagan National Airport
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Watching The Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery is a powerful experience. The measure of devotion and respect and honor is palpable. The silence evokes strong feelings of gratitude and grief. The measured steps remind us...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank soswop
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can’t recommend to visit the Tomb enough. The honor. The remembrance. The discipline of the guards. Changing of the guards is something to see. The guards do require quiet and respect at all times. If talking at a whisper is not your thing, I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank UncleShrek01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to make time to view the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Check the schedule for hours for this impressive ceremony of pomp and precision. You can reach the Tomb of the Unknown via...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank RonBea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic must-see when you visit Arlington National Cemetery. You can access by walking (15-20 mins) or a hop-on/hop-off tram that you can buy a ticket for at the Welcome Center. Winter hours start on 1 October through 1 April in which changing of the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moving visit. Inspiring to watch the guards on duty and the ceremony of the changing of the guard. Very moving to be present.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Schneider231
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn’t expecting to feel so emotional, but the silence and the changing soldiers moved me to tears. The amphitheater is really beautiful. If you’re in the cemetery you must visit this tomb.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chowso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reflection and respect. The guards are there through blizzards and hurricanes and noreasters... It should be on your bucket list.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank drmomAlabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After walking through the acres of stones it is unforgivable not to climb up the hill to pay respect at the tomb. Changing the guard is on the hour so give yourself enough time to reach here. But above all BE RESPECTFUL please remain silent...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Radders293
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please go pay respect to our fallen soldiers and military. As a daughter of a proud deceased veteran, this is a very moving beautiful place to visit. We went to the tomb around 4 and watched the changing of the guard and saw JFKs burial...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tomb is a must see if you are visiting arlington cemetery. Amazing display of military precision and respect.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from ScubaMinds | Reviewed this property |
No. Entrance to the cemetery is no cost.
8 April 2019|
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Response from PhiBetaC | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee to go into the cemetery. The changing of the guard is a short walk away. You do not have to get on the tour trolley, however once you have paid the entrance fee why NOT take the trolly. It is included. I do... More
8 July 2018|
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Free parking is nonexistent on the East Coast in general. If you are on a timetable, bite the bullet and park at Arlington.