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    Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial


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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the park's hours?

Arlington House is currently open daily from 9:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. year round. The park is closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Beginning May 23rd, 2010, Arlington House will remain open until 5:30 p.m.

Arlington House is located in Arlington National Cemetery. The cemetery maintains different operating hours. It is open April- September from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. October- March.

Is there a fee to visit the park?

There are no admission charges to enter the Cemetery or Arlington House.

What is the closest Metro Station?

Arlington Cemetery, a stop on Metro's blue line, is the closest station to the park. For more information, visit Metro's website.

Did You Know?

The Lee girls bedchamber at Arlington House

Robert E. Lee and wife Mary had seven children, three boys and four girls. Six of the seven were born at Arlington House. Only Custis, their oldest son, was born elsewhere, at Fort Monroe, Virginia. All of the Lee children lived to adulthood.