First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his Countrymen

Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. The Washington Monument is currently closed to visitors to allow for modernization of the elevator.

Washington Monument Photo Galleries

Washington Monument Photo Galleries

Link to the Photo Gallery Section.

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Mailing Address:

900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington , DC 20024

Phone:

(202) 426-6841
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