Lincoln Memorial

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Museum Hours: 24 hours

Museum Phone: (202) 426-6841

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

Foggy Bottom-GWU Station is the closest station to the Lincoln Memorial. However, if you would like to see other landmarks (i.e., Washington Monument) on your way to the Memorial, exit the Metro train at the Smithsonian Metro Station. The Smithsonian Station has two exits; make sure to leave through the "12th St & Independence Ave Exit". Use the map and directions below to find suggested routes to the memorial from the three metro stations.

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

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

From Arlington Cemetery Metro Station
Approximately 0.9 mile, 21 min walk
Museum Head northeast on The Esplanade E.

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

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