National Mall and Memorial Parks is responsible for more than 1,000 acres of parkland, including 14 individual units of the National Park System, which represent many of America's most significant cultural resources. Its monuments and memorials honor the bravery, sacrifices, and beliefs of those who have served their nation, its people, and all humanity.
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality Natl Mon
Home to the National Woman's Party for nearly 90 years, this was the epicenter of the struggle for women's rights.
This living legacy to the framers of the Constitution is an oasis in the midst of the busy nation's capital.
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
Explore Abraham Lincoln's presidency, his struggle for a unified country, and his assassination at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
This memorial chronicles Roosevelt's four terms in office through quotes carved in stone and fascinating bronze artwork.
"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever."
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
A larger-than-life carving of the Dr. King and quotes from his writings honor his legacy and the struggle for equality in America.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
From within its circular colonnade, this memorial honors a Founding Father with a wide ranging impact on the very makeup of America itself.
A number of smaller memorials are scattered in parks throughout the city off of the National Mall.
Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, DC.
World War I Memorial
A grateful nation honors the service, valor, courage and sacrifice of the 4.7 million American sons and daughters who served in the Great Wa
Natonal Mall and Memorial Parks also includes a number of other memorials throughout downtown Washington, DC:
Last updated: October 5, 2021