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?
Inside the rotunda of the Jefferson Memorial, Thomas Jefferson is quoted, "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."