Thomas Jefferson Memorial

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, DC. It devoted to Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826). The Jefferson Memorial maintain by the National Park Service of the United States Department. It maintain under its National Mall and Memorial Parks department.

In 2007, it rated fourth on the “List of America’s Favorite Architecture” by the American Institute of Architects. The neoclassical Memorial building on the Tidal Pot off the Washington Channel of the Potomac River develop by the architect John Russell Pope.

It is construct by the Philadelphia contractor John McShain. Development of the building started in 1939 and accomplished in 1943. The bronze statue of Jefferson added in 1947.


How to reach ?

By Public Transportation

Public Transportation is the best option for reaching National Mall and Memorial Park sites easily and conveniently. There are many options to reach us via Washington, DC’s Subway system known as Metro, or bicycle viaCapital Bikeshare. The National Mall Circulator Loop bus will provide easy access around the National Mall and convenient connections to other Circulator buses for visits to uptown sites. Trains including Amtrak, MARC, and VRE service Union Station and/or L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

By Car

Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the South. By Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and the Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. And Interstate 66, U.S. Routes 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.


General parking is available on West Basin Drive, on Ohio Drive SW, and at the Tidal Basin parking lot along Maine Ave., SW.


Thomas Jefferson Memorial Timings

24 hours a day

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Fees


Thomas Jefferson Memorial Location

701 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242, United States
Phone Number: 202-426-6841

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