National Mall and Memorial Parks is responsible for more than 1,000 acres of parkland, including 14 individual units of the National Park System, which represent many of America's most significant cultural resources. Its monuments and memorials honor the bravery, sacrifices, and beliefs of those who have served their nation, its people, and all humanity.
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality Natl Mon
Home to the National Woman's Party for nearly 90 years, this was the epicenter of the struggle for women's rights.
This living legacy to the framers of the Constitution is an oasis in the midst of the busy nation's capital.
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
Explore Abraham Lincoln's presidency, his struggle for a unified country, and his assassination at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Located along the Tidal Basin, this memorial chronicles Roosevelt's four terms in office through quotes carved in stone and bronze artwork.
Korean War Veterans Memorial
A Wall of Remembrance and 19 stainless steel statues commemorate the sacrifices of the millions who fought during the Korean Conflict.
"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever."
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
A larger-than-life carving of the Dr. King and quotes from his writings honor his legacy and the struggle for equality in America.
Pennsylvania Avenue Natl Historic Site
Known the world over as America's Main Street, history has marched, paraded and protested along Pennsylvania Avenue.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
From within its circular colonnade, this memorial honors a Founding Father with a wide ranging impact on the very makeup of America itself.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Honoring those who served, the memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in Vietnam.
Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, DC.
World War II Memorial
Through stone & bronze, this memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved.
Natonal Mall and Memorial Parks also includes a number of other memorials throughout downtown Washington, DC:
Last updated: April 13, 2021