The Washington Monument welcomes all individuals with a disability! The park strives to make visitation accessible by removing barriers and providing alternative programming. Explore the accessibility pages for relevant information categorized by disability type. The Washington Monument uses an elevator to get to the observation level at 500' and is fully accessible for visitors in wheelchairs. Please be aware that internet connection can be unreliable at the top and base of the monument. Contact us with any questions or for help planning your visit.   

A visitor with a walking cane examines an exhibit in the Washington Monument
Plan for your visit at the Washington Monument!

Photo: NPS / Kelsey Graczyk

For more resources visit:

NPS Accessibility

File a Disability Complaint

Disability Services (

Programs for People with Disabilities (

Additional aid:

TTY Federal Relay Service (800) 877-8339

Voice Carry Over (VCO) (877) 877-6280

Speech-to-Speech (877) 877-8982

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Cognitive / Learning Disabilities

Learn about park elements that support visitors with cognitive and learning disabilities.

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Service Animals

What to know when visiting the Monument with a service animal.

Last updated: October 25, 2023

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1100 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20242



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