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    National Mall & Memorial Parks

    District of Columbia

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost for visiting?

There is no cost associated with visiting any of the sites within 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 DC as parking is at a premium throughout the city.

Did You Know?

Burning of Cherry Trees

The original gift of Cherry Trees from Japan in 1910 had to be destroyed due to disease and infestation. There was an additional gift made two years later that became the basis for the trees we still have today. More...