Washington Monument

699 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201- Map It
Phone: (410) 962-5070

AAA Editor Notes

Washington Monument, in Mount Vernon Sq. at 699 N. Charles St., is dedicated to the nation's first president. A 227-step spiral stairway leads to the top of the monument where four observation windows provide a panorama of the city. A 30-ton statue of George Washington sits atop the monument. The base of the monument houses interactive exhibits, including a virtual tour, a historic timeline, videos about the monument's restoration and a live feed from the balcony. No elevators are available. Visitors can climb the stairs of the monument by advance reservation; a limited number of same-day tickets may be available. Special events, movies and performances are held on the grounds. A guided walking tour from Mount Vernon Place to the Inner Harbor and one of Mount Vernon Place that includes a climb to the top of the monument are offered by reservation. Guided tours are available.
Grounds and monument free. A $6.35 fee is charged to climb the monument. Walking tours $3.50-$10.
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Monument open Thurs.-Sun. 10-5, Wed. 2-9, Memorial Day-Labor Day; hours vary rest of year. Allow 30 minutes minimum.