Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
The Washington Monument is closed until spring 2019The National Park Service is modernizing the elevator to increase long term reliability and safety.
Lincoln Memorial elevator out of orderThe elevator at the Lincoln Memorial is out of service due to vandalism that caused significant damage to the hoist-way and landing doors. Replacement of the door system is expected to take until December 2017; we apologize for the inconvenience.
Jefferson Memorial elevator out of serviceThe aging elevator at the Jefferson Memorial that provides access to the chamber from the ground level is out of service due to mechanical issues. A modernization of the elevator is underway and is expected to be completed by the end of August.