National Mall

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The National Mall is a sprawling open space in the middle of Washington, D.C. It is home to various renowned landmarks, sculptures, art galleries, monuments and more. It stretches over more than two miles from the United States Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. It attracts more than 24 million visitors every year. Attractions at the National Mall offer visitors a chance to explore a wide range of exhibits and collections that showcase the nation's rich cultural heritage and scientific achievements.

A few of the famous landmarks and museums include the Washington Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the World War II Memorial, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Nationaal Museum of African Art, and more. In addition to these, National Mall is a popular venue for large-scale events such as presidential inaugurations, protests, concerts, etc.

Large-scale events such as presidential inaugurations, protests, concerts, and festivals are also held on the National Mall. Visitors can take a stroll or ride their bikes along the tree-lined pathways, have a picnic on the grassy lawns, or simply drink in the picturesque views of the area's prominent landmarks and memorials.

Things to do at the National Mall

Visit the monuments and memorials: The National Mall is home to several iconic landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial. Visitors can explore these monuments and discover each one's significance and history.

Explore the museums: The National Mall is also home to several world-class museums, including the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of American History, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Attend events: The National Mall hosts a number of events every year. Check the calendar of events, before planning for travel arrangements.

Take a stroll or bike ride: The National Mall is a great place to take a leisurely stroll or bike ride and enjoy the open space and greenery.

Enjoy a picnic: There are several picnic spots throughout the National Mall allowing people to enjoy a meal or snack while enjoying the views.

Watch the fireworks: National Mall is the most popular spot to watch the fireworks for Fourth of July celebrations. Thousands gather at the National Mall to enjoy the annual fireworks display.

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    4 hours

Address of National Mall

Independence ave, Washington, DC, United States

Opening & Closing time of National Mall

  • Monday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Tuesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Wednesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Thursday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Friday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Saturday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Sunday
    Open 24 Hours

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