Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington

  Loading
Relevance Price Price Rating

Showing 1 to 18 of 34 Offers

Washington D.C. 6-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

  149 Reviews

   6 hour

$94

Get up close to all the important sites in Washington, DC — such as the U.S Capitol and the White Ho...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

DC: Washington Monument Ticket and City Highlights Tour

  3 Reviews

 4 hour

$84

Skip the long entrance lines and enjoy reserved entry to the Washington Monument. Admire the United ...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

DC: Tour with Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol Admission

  No Reviews

    8.5 hour

$110

Experience the most complete tour of Washington, DC filled with top-notch attractions and a fun-fill...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Washington DC: Full-Day Tour with Washington Monument Entry

  No Reviews

   6 hour

$65

Explore Washington D.C. on this 6-hour tour of the highlights with a guide. See the monuments and me...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Washington DC Highlights & Washington Monument Tour

  No Reviews

   6 hour

$79

Mobile Voucher Accepted

See all of DC’s major monuments and memorials up-close. Spend 10 to 15 minutes at each stop as your ...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Washington DC: National Mall Tour and Washington Monument

  No Reviews

 4 hour

$29

Take a guided walking tour of the National Mall and some of its most recognizable memorials. Afterwa...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Washington D.C. Twilight Evening Bus Tour

  324 Reviews

 3.5 hour

$45

...orials, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, and more.

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Dynamite Day Tour: Small Group DC Bus Tour

  52 Reviews

   7 hours

$79

...nd memorials, like the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, an...

SEE IT

Offered by Viator

Essential Hop-On Hop-Off Washington DC Bus Tour

  39 Reviews

    1 day

$42

... to the Jefferson, Lincoln, and FDR memorials, the Washington Monument and more. Choose from 24-hour or 48-hour options.

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Private Customized Washington DC City Tour by Van

  38 Reviews

 5 to 6 hrs

$95

...ates Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House, Arlington Cemetery, the Vietnam Veterans M...

SEE IT

Offered by Viator

Segway Tour of Washington, D.C. Highlights

  37 Reviews

 2 hour

$65

...C. on a Segway and see the White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington D.C.'s other impressive at...

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Washington DC Scenic Lunch Cruise

  20 Reviews

 2 hours

$63

Mobile Voucher Accepted


 
 Experience the nation's capital on a scenic lunch cruise! On this Washington DC cruise...

SEE IT

Offered by Travel Toe

Bike Tour: Capitol Hill, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

  18 Reviews

 3 hour

$46

...l from Union Station to the Lincoln Memorial. See the Smithsonian, the Washington Monument, the war memorials, and more.

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

DC After Dark

  10 Reviews

 2 hours

$35

...ated view of the Washington Monument, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, and many other popular points of interest.

SEE IT

Offered by Viator

Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet

  10 Reviews

 3 hours

$111

Mobile Voucher Accepted


 
 Experience the Potomac River on a sunset dinner, dancing and sightseeing cruise, where...

SEE IT

Offered by Travel Toe

Buffet Lunch Cruise in Washington, D.C.

  10 Reviews

 2 hour

$73

...an-eat lunch buffet as you admire sights, such as the Washington Monument, Admiral's Row, and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

SEE IT

Offered by Get Your Guide

Small-Group National Mall Walking Tour in Washington DC

  8 Reviews

 3 hours

$84

Mobile Voucher Accepted


 
 Immerse yourself in America's rich history on this small-group guided tour of the coun...

SEE IT

Offered by Travel Toe

Daytime DC Bike Tour

  6 Reviews

 3 hours

$39

... White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, the US Capitol Building and...

SEE IT

Offered by Viator

Jump to Page

Washington Monument, Washington DC

Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington.

Looming large over the entire National Mall, the Washington Monument is a soaring tribute to Founding Father and first President of the USA George Washington. The 555 feet tall obelisk of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss is the world's tallest stone structure as well as the tallest obelisk. It is surmounted by a pyramidion with an aluminum apex inscribed with specifics of the construction, and lightning rods. 50 American flags are laid out in a large circle centered on the monument.

Inside the monument are an elevator and a flight of 897 steps. The east and west interior walls feature 194 commemorative stones from various cities, states, organizations and foreign countries. There is an observation deck at a height of 500 feet which offers incredible views over the National Mall, city, and upto the Shenandoah Mountains on a clear day. Both the 500-foot and 490-foot levels display historic photographs and modern sights, along with exhibits on George Washington, the engineering of the Monument, and the design of the city.

Get your ticket online in advance at the NPS Reservation Center, or as early as possible on the day of your visit (opens 8:30AM).

The Monument is closed till Spring 2019 to repair earthquake damage.


Hours

Sun

9:00

16:45

Mon

9:00

16:45

Tue

9:00

16:45

Wed

9:00

16:45

Thu

9:00

16:45

Fri

9:00

16:45

Sat

9:00

16:45

About Washington Monument

 2 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

 +1 202-426-684

 nps.gov

Washington Monument and Nearby Sights on Map

World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial in the National Mall commemorates the 16 million servicemen of the US armed forces who supported the country's World War II efforts

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Both a museum and a memorial, this space is dedicated to the exposition of just what exactly occurred during the Holocaust, its pointless inhumanity and unbelievable suffering

National Museum of American History

Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of American History showcases the social, political, cultural, and scientific heritage as well as economic and military history of the United States

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is a government agency that designs and produces security products for the United States government, such as Federal Reserve Notes, Treasury securities, military commissions and award certificates, and identification cards

National Aquarium

Located in the basement level of the Department of Commerce building, the National Aquarium is much smaller than the one in Baltimore

Jefferson Memorial

Thomas Jefferson played an outsized role as one of the USA's Founding Fathers, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third president

Declaration of Independence Memorial

A little known memorial stands on the island in the Constitution Gardens Lake, dedicated to the signers of the Declaration of Independence

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Asia is a rather large place, and a tour through these Asian Art museums is a bit like a travel from Japan to Turkey

White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States, and Washington DC's most famous address

Smithsonian Castle

The Smithsonian Castle is a distinctive red sandstone building that is home to the home to the Smithsonian Visitor Center which presents an overview of the Smithsonian system as well as occasional exhibitions