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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial Plan Your Visit

Spring/summer hours will not be extended. Arlington House will continue to be open daily from 9:30am - 4:30pm.

Getting There


The closest airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.


Arlington House is inside Arlington National Cemetery. From Washington DC you can drive to the cemetery by crossing the Memorial Bridge. In Virginia access to the cemetery is from the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Public Transportation

The Memorial is also accessible by the Blue Line of the Metro subway system.

Getting Around

Arlington House can be reached by a 10-minute walk from the cemetery Visitor Center/parking area. You can also get to the memorial on Tourmobile. For a small fee you can ride a shuttle bus and hear a narrated tour of Arlington Cemetery. The shuttle bus stops at the President Kennedy gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington House and then returns to the visitor center. You can get off and reboard the shuttle at any of the stops.

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