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Washington Monument to Reopen Wednesday

July 12, 2021 by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON – The Washington Monument will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 14 at 9 a.m. after a six-month closure, the National Parks Service announced Monday.

The monument will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, inside the Washington Monument.

Tickets for the Washington Monument will be available online from recreation.gov; there will be no tickets distributed on site. 

Tickets become available daily at 10 a.m. for the next day’s visits (for example, if you are planning to visit on July 21, you can reserve tickets at recreation.gov beginning at 10 a.m. on July 20). 

Each ticket is good for up to four individuals in a group traveling together. There is a non-refundable reservation fee of $1.00 per ticket.

With the emergence of COVID-19, the Washington Monument closed in March of 2020; it reopened in October before closing again in January 2021. 

The Parks Services says its approach to reopening facilities is centered on examining each facility’s function and service to ensure those operations comply with current public health guidance and will be regularly monitored.

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