Overview of entrance requirements
FreeNo entrance pass required
Most visitors need
An entrance pass is not required to access National Mall and Memorial Parks .
Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.
There are no fees to enter National Mall and Memorial Parks and most of its hundreds of sites. However, timed entry tickets are required for Ford's Theatre National Historic Site and the Washington Monument. Please click the links below to find out more information on how to obtain tickets.
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (service fees for advance tickets)
Permits & Reservations
Last updated: October 4, 2023