Visiting the National Mallview of the National Mall looking toward Washington Monument

National Mall and Memorial Parks information



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Visiting the National Mall

National Mall & Memorial Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall & Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in the National Park Service. The areas within National Mall & Memorial Parks provides visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.

For use with Androids, iPad, and iPhones there is the National Mall app.

National Mall & Memorial Parks administers many of the world famous sites that people from around the world associate with the Nation's Capital. Including the following sites:

African American Civil War Memorial

Constitution Gardens

District of Columbia War Memorial

East Potomac Park

Ford's Theatre National Historic Site and the House Where Lincoln Died

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Hispanic Heroes on Virginia Avenue, NW: José Gervasio Artigas Park Simón Bolívar Park José de San Martin Park Bernardo de Gálvez Park Benito Juárez Park

Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II

George Mason Memorial

Korean War Veteran's Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

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Old Post Office Tower

Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site and Park

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington Monument

West Potomac Park

World War II Memorial

National Mall & Memorial Parks

Plus 150 reservations, circles, fountains, and park spaces
in downtown Washington, D.C.

Other helpful resources:

The Landscape Architect's Guide to Washington, D.C. and an Interactive map on goDCgo