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Phone: (202) 426-6841
Hours: Open 24 hours
Address: 1850 West Basin Drive SW, Washington, DC 20024
The Smithsonian Station is the closest station to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. The Smithsonian Station has two exits; make sure to leave through the 12th St & Independence Ave Exit. From the station, it will be a 1.2-mile walk (approx. 19 minutes) to the Memorial.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is also accessible from the Arlington Cemetery Station and the Foggy Bottom-GWU Station, but you will have to walk a little further. Use the map below to find suggested routes from the three metro stations.
From Smithsonian Metro Station
From Arlington Cemetery Metro Station
From Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station