Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial
The Jefferson Memorial is a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. From within the circular colonnade, a 19 foot tall statue of Thomas Jefferson stands holding the Declaration of Independence and peering out to the Tidal Basin.


Maps and Directions

Use National Mall and Memorial Parks award-winning wayfinding
system of maps and pylons to navigate your way around the National Mall.

Or visit our Directions page to find your way here by public transportation,
bicycle, car, or air.

lincoln memorial and washington monument at night

Carol Highsmith Photo

Hours and Seasons

National Mall and Memorial Parks is open 24 hours a day. The early evening and morning hours are beautiful and tranquil times to visit.

Please visit the Operating Hours and Seasons for more information on staffing, facility, and museum hours.


Things To Do
Use the links below to discover more about visiting the iconic monument and memorial protected by National Mall and Memorial Parks.But don't stop there!

Visit our Things to Do and Calendar of Events pages to discover a wide of array of activities from paddle boats and bike tours to nighttime walks with a park ranger.


Nearby Memorials


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