Lincoln Memorial

Monument / Landmark Monument / Landmark, Memorial Site,
Washington
Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The architect was Henry Bacon, the sculptor of the main statue (Abraham Lincoln, 1920) was Daniel Chester French.

President Obama spoke at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

The spot where Martin Luther King, Jr. stood to give his "I Have A Dream" speech is engraved on the landing eighteen steps below Lincoln's statue. Check out this video for more history on the Lincoln


Address

2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW
Washington
United States 20024

Contact Us

   +1 202-426-6841
   http://nps.gov/linc/index.htm

Popular times

Wed
Noon–5:00 PM
Tue
1:00 PM–6:00 PM
Mon
11:00 AM–6:00 PM
Sun
10:00 AM–9:00 PM
Sat
10:00 AM–11:00 PM
Fri
11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Thu
Noon–9:00 PM

FAQ

Lincoln Memorial beralamat di 2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW) Washington, D.C. 20024 United States
Nomor telepon Lincoln Memorial Washington adalah +1 202-426-6841
Alamat website untuk Lincoln Memorial adalah http://nps.gov/linc/index.htm.

Tips

The White House
The White House
President Obama spoke at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

HISTORY
HISTORY
Construction began in 1914, and the memorial was opened to the public in 1922. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd by the Lincoln Memorial in 1963 .
C-SPAN
C-SPAN
The spot where Martin Luther King, Jr. stood to give his "I Have A Dream" speech is engraved on the landing eighteen steps below Lincoln's statue. Check out this video for more history on the Lincoln
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Need a fun way to get around? Bike and Roll offers several different day & night bicycle (and segway) tours. Bikes, helmets, water & a snack are included in the price of the tour.-- Green Guide Editor
The Grio
The Grio
This is was here where MLK led the March on Washington and gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. The speech was actually titled “The March on Washington for Jobs and Equality.”
Charles Edge
Charles Edge
Make sure to come here once at night and another time during the day. It's a totally different feeling!
Thrillist
Thrillist
Cruise around the memorial and reflecting pool scoping as much tourist talent as humanly possible.
(RED)
(RED)
Did this landmark turn (RED) on World AIDS Day?
Daynah
Daynah
Go here at night. The Lincoln Memorial is just gorgeous with all the lights lit up, and you can see the Washington Memorial from a distant.
Andres Almeida
Andres Almeida
"Foursquare and seven tweets ago..." Wow, deep. Walk up the steps and go behind the monument to see Arlington and the Air Force Memorial rising in the distance from behind the trees.
Darryl J.
Darryl J.
i must admit... quite a site (and sight)... the reflecting pool, the marked spot where MLK gave his speech, the monument and Capital in the background...wow.... nice even on a hot day
Dale Tubig
Dale Tubig
Look for the step where MLK did the historic "I Have a Dream" speech.
Dora
Dora
Did ya know the statue of President Lincoln is 19 feet high?! Park rangers are on hand to answer questions and give kids even more trivia.Powered by ParentsConnect.com
♉Jennifer♉
♉Jennifer♉
Stand next to Him and touch his leg!
Blake Duval
Blake Duval
Great spot to make some sweet sweet love by the river
Movie Mayor
Movie Mayor
As Tom Hanks shares stories of Vietnam with the crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1994's "Forrest Gump", he spots his long lost friend Jenny, reuniting with her in the reflection pool

Mike Haber
Mike Haber
Just be nice to people. That's a pretty good start.

Scott Barker
Scott Barker
This would be an awesome place if there weren't so many tourists
DC Preservation League
DC Preservation League
National memorial to the 16th President. Iconic site of pivotal events in the Civil Rights movement. Built in 1914-22, using the designs of architect Henry Bacon.
Karina Freire
Karina Freire
Have your cameras on, the president's helicopter flyes around all day.
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