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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited during the shutdown and found the monument open and accessible. Elevator took us up to the chamber and then had a chance to see the small but informative displays of photos and info on the architect under the monument. Inspirational, many historical photos...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peppy H
Reviewed yesterday

We visited during the government shutdown and don't regret a minute of our visit. This location was peaceful and serene. A volunteer was there picking up trash and he was very friendly. The weather was cooperative and the other visitors were just as respectful. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 2017Queen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s cool to go and see, however when we went it was snowing and there was still a lot of people around. It’s difficult to get a good picture as its so big so there’s often people in the photo but worth seeing if you’re...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank seanoldinho
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take a few minutes and see this amazing statue to an amazing man. It is so much grander than you think. But it doesn’t take long, you can see everything in 15 minutes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank manya_girl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got to memorial and it was covered in snow. I loved the quiet and peace of it all. The history behind the memorial just makes it all so beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TinaHarris78
Reviewed 2 days ago

Try checking out the memorial in the evening--it's mesmerizing. Gives you a different take of that is around you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

This great man and two of his greatest speeches immortalised in this marble temple. It is fitting that there is rarely a quiet moment with the numbers that want to come and give homage. It’s all very well done, on a grand scale. He gazes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tim G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a must see for me. Back in UK have read quite a lot on Abe and really wanted to see his memorial. Not disappointed. We came on a chilly January day with the place very quiet Stood in awe. The view (his view)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DinahGO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful monument of Abraham Lincoln; a must-see for any tourist visiting Washington. It really has a presence as you stand there in the room it finds itself in! Would recommend if visiting the area and it is perfect to see day and night (when it's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mhjones0507
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is impossible to fully describe your feelings as you look up at this towering presence in the history of our country. Patriotism, sadness, pride, and satisfaction that he was in office during our most divisive and devastating period in our country's history.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Welsh_Bev
May 31, 2018|
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Response from SA_vlogz | Reviewed this property |
Hello Bev, You got to spend at least 20 minutes at c each monument to absorb it. You should be able to cover all 4 monuments in 2 hours. I am including the walk time too and assuming that you will start at Vietnam memorial... More
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askdeidre2
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Derejsende | Reviewed this property |
It is. But D.C. is worth spending more time in. If you also want to visit some of the museums, you should plan for some days. Enjoy your stay. It is a nice city. :)
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askdeidre2
February 14, 2018|
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Response from samuel8248 | Reviewed this property |
That’s a very long drive! But yeah is possible
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