"In this temple..."

"...as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th president of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom. Read More

Statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial

Savior of the Union

Here a grateful nation honors a martyred president who guided the country through civil war and freed 4 million enslaved persons.

Engraving of the Gettysburg Address a the Lincoln Memorial

History and Culture

Learn about the features of the memorial that honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and meet the architects and artists who created it.

Visitors around the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial

Plan Your Visit

The Lincoln Memorial is located on the western end of the National Mall and is open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Photo of Abraham Lincoln seated in a chair

Abraham Lincoln

Learn more about our 16th president, who is honored here.

Aerial view of the Lincoln Memorial

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Images of the Lincoln Memorial

Last updated: December 28, 2021

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