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Washington Monument

2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-426-6841
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The Washington Monument elevator is closed until spring 2019.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Get a couple of photos and take in the monument and surrounds. Note it is closed - you can't go inside - as under repair. But then best experienced looking at it from the outside

Thank LassiComeHome
Reviewed yesterday

Located on the Mall in Washington D.C. this monument stands tall. It is currently closed for repairs and you are not allowed to enter but you can walk right up to it and experience it from the outside.

Thank GibsonMe
Reviewed yesterday

Such a beautiful sight to see from any vantage point. A true centerpiece for DC. Take the time to take in the size truly amazing.

Thank razayes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another of the must see monuments. Visible from all over D.C. This iconic monument is hard to miss. The monument is currently closed for some repairs but still worth going to see. Notice the different stone colors from when it was first erected.

Thank Cspear
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another must see while in Washington DC. I love the history here at the Capitol of our Country. If I had to complain it would be about parking. Parking is terrible in DC if you aren't familiar with the are. Plan ahead is my advice.

Thank Robmos70
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a stunning monument, however don't forgo the amazing experience of walking down to the Lincoln Memorial. On a beautiful and warm night in June, the walk from the Washington Memorial, past the World War Two memorial to the Lincoln memorial is something not...More

Thank Leslie O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit to let the kids see the sights and run around. We had a picnic and it was awesome

Thank 815prestonb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much you can say about this since it is closed except that it is awesome to look at and walk around. Visited many years ago and it wasn't open then and it still isn't now. Not to worry though as the Mall will keep...More

Thank kcslatts
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time we go, it's something! First trip (years ago) we didn't know we needed to get tickets early in the day. This time the elevator is down for YEARS, so no going to the top. I do like they have a ranger on the...More

Thank justcrazytalk
Reviewed 2 days ago

First stop on our Sunday tour visiting the National Mall. Elevators currently under construction so no inside visiting (second time in a row), but the outside structure itself is magnificent and the views are sublime. Take an hour for coffee or to just relax and...More

Thank Patrick M
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jackaroout
Plan on taking my family to Washington, D.C. over Memorial Day weekend. Does anyone know if the Washington Monument will be open to go up in by this time?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Lisanne10n | Reviewed this property |
It is closed until the Spring of 2019.
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wattaday
where can i get a national park passport stamp at the DC Memorials?
3 September 2016|
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Response from KRAMA200 | Reviewed this property |
Typically cancellations are done at the Visitor Centrex or at the Park Rangers Office. I have seen it being done at Visitor Centrex in some places though I have not done it .
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Mary H
How long is the tour?
19 August 2016|
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Response from VaTropicalParadise | Reviewed this property |
About 30 minutes. When you get to the top, you theoretically can spend as much time as you want. Most people spend about 15 minutes taking in the views and reading the information on the walls before heading back to the... More
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