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Your Guide to Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

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Arlington House is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee

It honors him for specific reasons, including his role in promoting peace and reunion after the Civil War.

In a larger sense it exists as a place of study and contemplation of the meaning of some of the most difficult aspects of American History: military service; sacrifice; citizenship; duty; loyalty; slavery and freedom.


Public Transportation: The Memorial is accessible by the Blue Line of the Metro subway system. The Arlington Cemetery subway station is near the Visitor Center for the cemetery. Car: Arlington House is located inside Arlington National Cemetery. If you plan to come in a vehicle, the nearest parking is in the Arlington National Cemetery parking garage. From the entrance and Welcome Center at Arlington National Cemetery, one can walk up the hill to Arlington House (approximately 15 minutes-steep)

GPS: lat:38.8822021484375, long:-77.0734786987305

Physical address: Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Arlington, VA, 22211

Mailing address: Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, McLean, VA, 22101


There is no fee for Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial


Summers on the parkway are generally hot and humid, with daytime highs frequently above 90 degrees Fahrenheit and scattered afternoon thunderstorms.

Please carry water while participating in physical activity and be prepared to take shelter from lightning.

Winters on the parkway are generally cold, with nighttime lows frequently near freezing and occasional snowfall.

Please be alert for snowplows and icy spots on roadways.

Weather during spring and fall is generally moderate, but can change quickly.

Contact Information

Phone: 7032351530

Hours for Arlington House - April - September

Arlington House and grounds, North and South Slave Quarters Exhibits, Museum and Bookstore. Currently while under rehabilitation, Arlington House is Closed. Visitors may access the walkway in front of the House and the bookstore. Closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. View closures:

Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM