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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.
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2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful sight that should be taken in as a wonderful walk from capitol to Washington memorial. Not open at the moment, but well worth the walk

Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were unable to do anything but stare at the outside and take pictures as it was closed and apparently has been for some time and will be for some time to come.

Thank vincem50
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the Mall tour given by Free Tours by Foot. Best way to learn about this unusual memorial and learn about it and the history behind it all.

Thank havingfunjuly2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to see it from all the angles so master and important to see . Remind me to the Obelisco in Buenos Aires Argentina

Thank TripleC_6
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic monument. A must see place when visiting Washington, D.C. Great history behind this landmark.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately unable to take the lift up due to maintenance. You can see this from most locations so you will never get lost!!

Thank HomeandAway22
Reviewed 1 week ago

An American Iconic vision ! Viewable from all around but must be touched to be truly experienced ! Wish we could have gone in and up

Thank GuyDudeBro69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Washington Monument is easy to see for a long distance. It is also knownig from a lot of movies. It is an interesting point for photos.

Thank kdeli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Location for a beautiful picture! ❤️ This place is amazing, relax and beautiful. I recommend 100%

Thank ycorderoclass
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tall statue...can see from many locations. Its starkness and height ...is impressive. Lots of walking uphill (near monument) to get to this monument. Distance from Constitution Avenue/Street (?) parking on road can be shorter. Since so many monuments here...wear comfortable shoes. Saw tourists on bicycles...More

Thank Kevin K
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Vicki S
13 October 2017|
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Response from Leland W | Reviewed this property |
As long as there’s not maintenance it’s open year round.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Lisanne10n | Reviewed this property |
It is closed until the Spring of 2019.
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 .