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The Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a powerful symbol of one of our nation's most important presidents who played an essential role in shaping American and world history. Located on the beautiful National Mall, this majestic memorial to the Great Emancipator offers guided tours and rangers to answer questions about the 16th President of the United States. 



Open 24 hours a day. 




  • Tours 
  • Interpretive Programs 
  • Rangers to Answer Questions 
  • Photography 

Parking, Directions, And Public Transit

The Lincoln Memorial is located on the National Mall in the heart of Washington, DC and easily accessible by public transportation and there are parking garages within walking distance.

Myths About Lincoln's Statue

Abraham is not buried beneath the memorial like many people believe. Lincoln's hands do not spell "A" and "L" for his initials like a long-time myth has assumed.