• Lossing Watercolor of Arlington House

    Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial


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?

Hunting scene mural in back hall of Arlington House

George Washington Parke Custis, builder of Arlington House, was also a painter. Custis painted Revolutionary War battle scenes featuring his 'father', George Washington. He also painted murals of hunting scenes in the back hall of the house.