First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his Countrymen

Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. Tickets are required to visit the interior of the Washington Monument.

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Independence Day Celebration

Come celebrate Independence Day on the National Mall

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Social Media

Staying involved with Social Media

Join the conversation with the National Mall and Memorial Parks on Facebook, Twitter, and more!

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Ticket information - Washington Monument

Get Tickets

Reserve advance tickets or get free, same-day tickets in person to visit the Washington Monument.

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National Mall App

National Mall App

This is the Official National Park Service app for the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

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