Washington Monument reopening on Wednesday

The Washington Monument will reopen on Wednesday – following a six-month closure.

The monument was closed in January in the wake of the Capitol riot, after law enforcement said it had received credible threats.

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Previously, it had closed in March 2020 with the arrival of the novel coronavirus in the region, and reopened in October 2020.

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The monument will be open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Masks will be required by everyone visiting the monument – regardless of vaccination status.

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Tickets will be available online at recreation.gov, and will become available one day before you plan to visit.

Each ticket is good for up to four people in a group together – but it is non-refundable.