Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours
The Washington Monument is open daily except July 4 and December 25.

Regular Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day)
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Last tour begins by 4:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(Last tour enters the monument before 9:00 p.m.)


Tickets are required to enter the Washington Monument. Tickets are free, with the exception of a small service fee if ordered online. Visit our Fees and Passes page for more information.

Did You Know?