Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of shops does the National Mall have?

While the National Mall does have bookstores and gift shops at or near some of the memorials, it really is not a "shopping mall."

What is the cost for visiting?

There is no cost associated with visiting any of the monuments, memorials, or sites of National Mall and Memorial Parks.

How many people visit the park?

While the overall number of visitors per site varies, the park receives approximately 24 million visitors from around the world each year.

How do I get around?

The park suggests that the visiting public make use of the Metro rail/ Bus system within the District of Columbia, as parking is at a premium throughout the city.

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