Stop #17 the Portrait Gallery stop will be closed for the upcoming future due to major construction. Guest can walk three blocks west to 10th and E St NW which is stop #1, the Welcome Center to board the trolley. We apologize for any inconvenience and will notify when that stop opens.
Arlington Cemetery Tours will not operate on December 14, 2019 and January 11, 2020. Volunteers from Wreaths Across America will be placing wreaths on the grave sites here on December 14th and removing them on January 11th. The box office at the cemetery will be open on both those days for future tickets sales but no tour will be available.
The bell tower, located just outside the Ord and Weitzel gate, is a gift from the Netherlands to the U.S. for liberating them from the Nazis during World War II. The tower contains 50 bells which weigh approximately 30 tons. The bells play a medley of the armed forces anthems at noon and 6 PM and they chime every 15 minutes.