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The Washington Monument elevator is closed until spring 2019.
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2 15th St. NW, Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
National Mall
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It was terribly cold when we visited, but it didn’t matter because we got to see this beauty! What a wonder.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ezraswifey
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I were aware that the elevator within the monument was being worked on and that the monument was closed to the public. We walked by it and took pictures with it. It was an amazing site and we often joked that it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank leilanireiko
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit to the dc Mall and the Washington monument is one of the greatest outings in the city. Awesome place, dont miss The view from the top.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AyseS42
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just like in the movies only it's real and that's a fact Jack!!! The vision is kind of like what I imagine seeing the Great Pyramid would be. Larger than life and hard to get into a single frame shot. Our day was made all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank edwardc964
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can see this memorial from many places. Our favorite view of it was at the Lincoln Memorial. We didn’t go in but it was a great picture to have so don’t miss it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mayon2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Washington Monument both during the day & night. At night the monument is also beautifully lit and there are less visitors. The Washington Monument is visible from many key locations throughout the National Mall (including the Lincoln Memorial – which is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SarahEAKennedy
Reviewed 1 week ago

yet another one of Washington dc iconic landmarks ,and a must do visit ,sadly it was closed to the public on our visit to the city ,but then again ,that's a good excuse to return next year .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jarlath m m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument and its surroundings are completely worth the walk. We chose to walk the National Mall, and no matter where you were, you could see this amazing monument with its fantastic history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AmyAndChad2023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe, more than any District of Columbia structure, this most visible monument "defines" Washington, D.C. You see of picture of it, you know where it is. A magnificent memorial to our First President.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is so big and nice to see it and take a snapshot, for sure you cannot miss it even because is just in the middle between Lincoln memorial and the Capitol. A lot of green around and just next to the museum... don’t miss it

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from PBgrantt | Reviewed this property |
If Spider-Man can do it so can you
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Response from Lisanne10n | Reviewed this property |
It is closed until the Spring of 2019.
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Response from KRAMA200 | Reviewed this property |
Typically cancellations are done at the Visitor Centrex or at the Park Rangers Office. I have seen it being done at Visitor Centrex in some places though I have not done it .