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Lincoln Memorial

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
(202) 426-6841
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Reviewed yesterday

Take time to read the words that Lincoln wrote; those made him a giant in American history, which is reflected in the size of the sculpture. Also, check out the gift shop that is efficiently packed with Lincoln and government related materials. Look for it...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful monument to one of Americas greatest leaders. Much larger than I thought and the view over the reflective pool and the Washington monument just adds to the wonder and awe of the place,

Thank Bucketgob
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the most moving monuments on the mall. It is absolutely larger than life and awe inspiring.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed yesterday

Love this memorial. It's beautiful, peaceful and always a good site to see. Walking up is always impressive and this shouldn't be missed.

Thank espeesh
Reviewed yesterday

It is moving to see this and on each side wall the inscriptions. It is worth the trip up the long stairs!!

Thank B7889VBalanh
Reviewed yesterday

Stunning! I didn't realize how big it was till I saw it in person! Just outside here there is a spot that shows where MLK gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at, which is kind of neat to see.

Thank Kirstie N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A fitting memorial to one of our greatest Presidents :)). Be sure to visit during both the morning /afternoon and after sunset, as the monument offers different views + scenery depending on the hour of the day :)). (It’s open until at least 10pm.). There’s...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It amazes me how prestige these buildings are, every single inch is symmettric, etc. This memorial is HUGE and so is Abe. It is a long walk to the statue plus a lot of stairs so be prepared and wear comfy shoes! Very glad I...More

Thank Nathaly22V
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an incredible site! Such a neat area. I would definately go in the early evening so you can see it when the lights come on. Such a history lesson for all. It is disappointing to see people being disrespectful in this area, but...More

Thank Blaine2424
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful monument, you really have to be there close up in person to feel the size of it and appreciate the solemnness of the memorial. Pictures don't do it justice

Thank LAT681
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Sally G
17 November 2017|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
The memorial is an outdoor memorial. Thus, you may visit the Lincoln Memorial 24 hours a day 365 days a years. Rangers are on duty to answer questions from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sally G
17 November 2017|
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Response from 1Coolrunner | Reviewed this property |
Memorial is open 24-7 but gift shop and restrooms are normal business hours I think
17 July 2017|
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Response from Pam100127 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered an Uber and it came within 30 seconds.