Icons in the Nation's Capital

This is where the nation comes to remember and where history is made. As “America’s Front Yard,” the National Mall and Memorial Parks is home to many of our country’s most iconic memorials telling the story of people and events that shaped us as a nation. Each year, millions of people come to recreate, commemorate presidential legacies, honor our veterans, and make their voices heard. Read More

Lincoln Memorial at dusk
Plan Your Visit

Information to make the most of your visit to the National Mall, whether you've got a few hours or a full week to spend.

Veterans Day ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Schedule of Events

The National Mall has many programs and special events to enhance your visit. Go on a ranger led tour, attend a ceremony, and much more!

World War II Memorial
Things to See

National Mall and Memorial Parks includes more than a dozen units of the National Park System & more than 100 unique monuments & memorials.

Crews using lasers to clean the dome of the Jefferson Memorial.
Pardon Our Dust!

Find out what repair and historic preservation projects are taking place around the National Mall and what impact it may have on your visit.

Last updated: March 17, 2023

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