Please see below for important information
Arlington National Cemetery requires a 100% ID Check with no exceptions:
All US guest must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID.
All foreign guest must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted.
If you ride the Shuttle over from the Lincoln Memorial without proper ID, you will be denied entry into the Cemetery and you must provide your own transportation back to the Lincoln Memorial.
For security reasons, we will not be allowed to pick you back up on Memorial Drive.
We apologize for any inconvenience. These changes and requirements are beyond our control.
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Challenger and Columbia Memorials

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Arlington Cemetery Columbia and Challenger memorials

Just across the street from the Memorial Amphitheater are the memorials for the Space Shuttle Challenger and the Space Shuttle Columbia. The Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986 just a few seconds after takeoff. All seven crew members, including civilian teacher Christa McAuliffe, perished. The Columbia disintegrated during re-entry on February 1, 2003 killing all seven crew members.

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