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Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Nice Find

Climb the stairs and get a great view of the city. Some great history and it’s only 6 bucks plus... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Allen, Texas
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Get an Appointment

You have to get an appointment to walk up the 200 stairs. Be fit and come early. They do have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Horn Lake, Mississippi
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The centerpiece of this National Historic Landmark District is the Washington Monument, the first major monument to honor George Washington, the first president of the United States of America. The Monument has been restored by the Mount Vernon...more
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699 North Charles Street, Charles and Monument Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201
Mount Vernon
+1 410-962-5070
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Climb the stairs and get a great view of the city. Some great history and it’s only 6 bucks plus you get a sticker :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to get an appointment to walk up the 200 stairs. Be fit and come early. They do have a little stuff at the bottom to read, but to go to the top, you need to get an appointment.

Thank Hazel007_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baltimore's Washington Monument was the first one, and as far as I'm concerned it's the best one. It may not be as tall as the nondescript icon to the south, but it is one of our beautiful landmarks right here in downtown. Located in the...More

Thank renfield1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing in the middle of Charles Street is these monument to President Washington. There are steps so climbing to the top can be fun and tiring and dangerous for those of ill health. Once at the top. views are tremendous.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting point of interest in Baltimore, with a little known story. A climb to the observation deck provides a great view towards the harbor. Free entry to the main floor with a slight fee to access the upper level. Plan on no more than...More

Thank 01fatboy
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

It is nice location but a several steps from it you are back to the pedestrian non friendly environment. Moreover the location is just a regular street, not closed for cars. Quite the unpleasant to walk there.

Thank Artem S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This beautiful monument can be seen from nearly every area of Washington D.C. It was closed for renovation during our visit, but was amazing to photograph from near and afar.

Thank Susan V
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Free parking for 2 hours in the zone makes this monument worth a visit already. The square and the garden areas around, with nice looking town houses, makes a for a very pleasant stroll.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Not many people know this but this was the first Washington monument and I didn't know about it until a few months ago. We got there before they closed inside where you can climb the 227 steps to the top for a fee ($6 for...More

2  Thank MichaelLong1963
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The Monument and the park really add to the charm of the city in this Mt. Vernon area. The park is very well kept and the statue can be seen up and down Charles Street. The area also has so many nice restaurants and cultural...More

Thank Prawet J
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August 3, 2017|
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Response from Kareelas | Reviewed this property |
The Marketplace a few blocks away is quite good and offers a large choice of food and drinks!
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Bryn3 | Reviewed this property |
No, the one in Baltimore is older than DC's. It would be hard to confuse them.
April 28, 2016|
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Response from Will4567 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should be able to climb to the top. You should buy your ticket in advance to ensure you can climb. If you have a group, know that they limit the number. There is no open air platform - you just can look out 4 large... More