Monuments by Moonlight and Arlington Cemetery Tour Package
Operating Times:Monuments by Moonlight:
Please check calendar for dates and times. Tours depart from the Washington Welcome Center. Please check in 30 minutes prior to boarding or your seats may be released and subject to cancellation. Reservations for the hotel shuttle pick up must be made by calling 202-832-9800, 24 hours in advance. Closed on 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Arlington National Cemetery Tour Times:
Daily-9:00 am to 4:00 pm with departures every 30 minutes.
Monuments by Moonlight Tour - Reservations are required. Reservation based tickets and unused tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 202-832-9800 (option #4). Arlington National Cemetery Tour - Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 12 months of the purchase date. When purchasing eTickets for groups of 15 or more, please call Arlington Group Sales: (202) 832-2008 so that we may most effectively serve your needs.
Number of Stops:Arlington National Cemetery:
4 stops –JFK gravesite, John J Pershing gravesite, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Arlington House. Coast Guard Memorial and Ord & Weitzel gate (Iwo Jima) remain closed to tram traffic. Monuments by Moonlight Tour:
The tour makes three stops, at the MLK Jr. Memorial/ FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the World War II Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial stop also serves the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial and the Korean War Veteran's Memorial. MLK Jr. and FDR Memorials are the same stop.
Booth Location:Monuments by Moonlight Tour:
The Washington Welcome Center (1001 E Street NW) Arlington National Cemetery Tours:
The Arlington Cemetery Welcome Center, Arlington, VA 22211
10th and E St. NW
Welcome Center Stop - There are parking garages nearby, and Metro is two blocks away. (Gallery Place Station). Paid parking is available at Arlington National Cemetery.
Child Ticket: 4-12 years. Under 4 are free.
It is highly recommended to bring bottled water along on the tour during the hot Summer months. Water can be purchased at The Washington Welcome Center prior to boarding for the tour. There are no opportunities during the tour to purchase water along the route.
Monuments by Moonlight is pleased to provide free shuttle service from select hotels to The Washington Welcome Center to begin the tour. Complimentary shuttle service is available for confirmed reservations. Please call 202-832-9800 (option #4) for details.(Shuttles temporarily suspended.) Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Stop:
The guard is changed every half hour from April 1 through September 30 at the top and bottom of the hour. The guard is changed every hour on the hour from October 1 through March 31. The National Park Service has announced the reopening of the Arlington House. Entry to the house requires timed tickets for all guests over the age of 2, and may be reserved at Recreation.gov.
There is a processing fee for each ticket ($1), and the limit is 6 tickets per reservation. Space will be limited, so it is recommended that tickets be reserved in advance, but walk-up, day of tickets may be available if time slots are not sold out. Guests taking the Arlington tram tour should allow for additional time, as the tram tour does not guarantee arrival for your scheduled Arlington House tour. NOTICE: Arlington National Cemetery requires a 100% ID Check with no exceptions:
All US guests must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID. All foreign guests must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted.
Handicap-accessible vehicles available upon request. Handicapped plus one guest ride free with valid government issued ID.
Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals that are allowed on board the trolleys.