Jefferson Memorial

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Jefferson Memorial


Address

On Ohio Dr. SW, at the south shore of the Tidal Basin (in West Potomac Park)

Transportation

20- to 30-min. walk from METRO station, or take Tourmobile

METRO Rail

  - Smithsonian Station (12th St./Independence Ave. exit)

Phone

202-426-6841

Website

http://nps.gov/thje

Other

Limited Parking

Amenities

Beneath the marble rotunda, the 19-foot statue of the third U.S. president is surrounded by passages from the Declaration of Independence and other famous Jefferson writings. Open daily except Dec. 25. Free. Park ranger in attendance 8 am - midnight.