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926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, D.C. | Phone 202-638-5200
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  • The Washington Monument
The Washington Monument, DC
The Washington Monument
Category: Attractions
2 15th St NW, Washington, State, 20007 The Washington Monument phone number 202-426-6841

Washington monument: Iconic Landmark with Incredible Views

The centerpiece of The National Mall, The Washington Monument is a towering, 555-foot structure symbolic of national pride. Built in honor of George Washington, America's first president, The Washington Monument is arguably the most iconic structure in the United States. Enjoy a narrated elevator ride up the marble obelisk to experience awe-inspiring views of the city. From the observation deck at 500 feet, you'll enjoy sweeping, bird's eye views of the city's most important landmarks and structures, including The White House, Capital Building and other monuments in Washington, D.C.


Prices - 

Free. Advanced tickets are $1.50.

Hours - 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (National holiday times vary)


  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Ceremonies


  • Sightseeing
  • Museum
  • Narrated Tour
  • Commemorative Stones
  • Observation Deck


Driving Direction to The Washington Monument
or The Henley Park Hotel
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