Experience Washington, DC's renowned monuments and memorials. See the majestic sights that pay tribute to American presidents, including the FDR Memorial, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial. Additionally, you'll encounter memorials dedicated to the memories of those who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. And when you stay at Comfort Inn Ballston, you'll be 10 minutes from them all.
Admission to the monuments and memorials is free.
Monuments and memorials are open 24/7. Hours for tours and interpretive programs vary.
The Shaping of a Mind
Run With a Ranger
Gifts From Japan
What kinds of tours can i take?
You’ll have your choice of tours of the Washington, DC monuments - guided bike tours, Segway tours, and walking tours. One of the most unique options is a nighttime trolley tour where you’ll experience the monuments by moonlight. Get details at http://washington.org/article/tours-dcs-monuments-memorials.
While there is no fee to visit monuments, do I still need a ticket?
Tickets are only required for the Washington Monument. Timed entry tickets are given out at the Washington Monument Lodge on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also order advance tickets online at http://www.recreation.gov/tourParkDetail.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=77811 or call 1.877.444.6777. Be advised that there's a $1.50 service fee per advance ticket.