Operating Hours & Seasons
The Washington Monument is open daily except July 4 and December 25.
Summer Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (May 31 - September 6, 2010) with the last tour beginning before 9:45 p.m.
Rest of Year: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. with the last tour beginning before 4:45 p.m.
Please note the following regulations with regard to visiting the Washington Monument:
No storage facility available
No Animals (except certified guide dogs)
No Suitcases or Large Backpacks
No Guns or Knives
No Food or Drink
No Mace or Aerosol Cans
Please notify a park ranger if you have a medical condition and/or device (e.g. pregnancy, pacemaker, insulin pump, et cetera) that requires special attention at the security screening facility.