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    National Mall & Memorial Parks

    District of Columbia

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is open 24 hours a day, except for memorial closures on December 25.

Park rangers are typically available at memorials from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily. See the Schedule of Events for ranger program information.

Additional Hours:
Ford's Theatre Hours
Old Post Office Tower Hours

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.