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vacation Hours: 24 hours

vacation Phone: (202) 426-6841

vacation Website: nps.gov/linc

vacation Address: Lincoln Memorial Cir SW, Washington, DC 20037

The Lincoln Memorial is accessible from three metro stations: Smithsonian Station, Foggy Bottom-GWU Station and Arlington Cemetery Station.

If you are visiting Washington DC for the first time, and you would like to see other important landmarks (i.e., Washington Monument & WWII Memorial) on your way to the memorial, exit the metro train at the Smithsonian Station. The station has two exits; make sure to leave the station through the "12 St & Independence Ave Exit". From the Smithsonian Station, it will be 1.2-mile walk (approx. 25 minutes) to the memorial. Use the map and directions below to find suggested routes to the memorial from the three metro stations.

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

From Smithsonian Station
Approximately 1.2 mile, 25 min walk
vacation The Smithsonian Station has two exits. Leave the station through the "12th Street & Independence Ave SW" exit.
vacation Head west on Independence Ave SW toward 14th St SW (toward the Washington Monument).

From Arlington Cemetery Station
Approximately 0.9 mile, 19 min walk
vacation Head northeast on The Esplanade E.

From Foggy Bottom-GWU Station
Approximately 0.9 mile, 18 min walk
vacation Walk approx. 7 blocks south on 23rd St NW
vacation Turn right on Lincoln Memorial Circle SW
vacation Walk a short distance west on Lincoln Memorial Circle SW


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