Plan Your Visit
At the heart of our nation's capital, the National Mall and Memorial Parks is home to iconic structures and rich history. Plan your visit to make the most of your time in this exciting public space.
Directions: The National Mall and Memorial Parks are located in Washington, D.C. Washington is served by Dulles and Reagan airports, Amtrak, and many highways. Get the details on Directions.
Hours: Open 24 hours a day.
Fees: There is no fee to visit any part of the National Mall and Memorial Parks. Free tickets are required to visit the Washington Monument.
Things to Do
Visit the Iconic Memorials and Monuments:
Did You Know?
There is no national memorial to veterans of World War I in the National Mall and Memorial Parks. However, the District of Columbia erected the D.C. War Memorial to honor its sons who died in service in World War I. The memorial and the grounds were restored in 2011.