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Monuments by Moonlight & Arlington National Cemetery Tour

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Experience the beauty and awe of our country's most stirring monuments in a whole new way... by moonlight. Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who've dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. Explore the rich history of this national landmark from the comfort of our tour vehicles.

On the Monuments by Moonlight Tour you’ll be transported to many of the city’s most famous sights, while enjoying the tranquil night and evening breeze. Arlington National Cemetery is an enduring tribute to those who’ve dedicated their lives to defending the ideals of our nation. A visit here will leave an indelible impression on your spirit.

Your Monuments by Moonlight & Arlington National Cemetery Tour Includes:

  • See the city’s most popular monuments in a different light
  • Night Tour: Stops at World War II Memorial, FDR, Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials
  • Night Tour: Hear historical tales and anecdotes
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Arlington National Cemetery Tour:
  • Tours depart every 30 minutes
  • 6 stops on weekdays and 9 stops on weekends
  • Relax on our comfortable tour vehicles
  • Learn about the cemetery's history and heroes from knowledgeable guides
  • Be transported to notable graves and memorials
  • Tours do not have to be taken on the same day

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city, and Old Town Trolley Tours knows just the right way to show off the Capitol City at night! Experience top-rated Washington DC Night Tours with experienced tour guides.

Our professional tour guides will take you right to some of the city’s most popular monuments and let you see the city in a different light.

Along the way, you’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city’s fascinating history, such as The Curse of the Hope Diamond and its legacy of death and despair and the Medal of Honor winner who donated his amputated leg to a museum and often visited it!

Our 2 1/2 hour Washington DC Monument Tours depart nightly.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

A vacation to Washington D.C. would not be complete without visiting Arlington National Cemetery. Spread across 639 acres of rolling hills and beautiful gardens, this historic landmark is about 4 times the size of the National Mall and offers an exclusive tour service for guests looking to see the entire property in a manageable amount of time. Daily tours begin at the Welcome Center. A loop gives visitors the chance to hop on and off at a variety of key points of interest. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience one of the most informative and awe-inspiring tours in Washington D.C.

ENTRY TO ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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. We apologize for any inconvenience. These changes and requirements are beyond our control.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Daily
March 1 – March 13: 6pm.
March 14 – November 6: 7:30pm.
November 7 – March 12: 6:30pm.

Closures:
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
July 4: Closed.
Closed for the Army Ten Miler.

Tour departs from Washington Welcome Center, 1001 E Street NW.

Reservations are required. Date and time confirmed with booking. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time.

Tour times are subject to change without notice. Please contact 202-832-9800 to make a reservation.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

Limited tours run from 9:00am – 4:30pm.

Open 363 days a year.
Closed for Wreaths Across America: December 17, 2022 and January 21, 2023.

Tours depart every 30 minutes.

Cemetery hours are 8-5 p.m.

The following stops are the only ones currently open:

During the week:
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
President John F. Kennedy Gravesite
Arlington House
Pershing Gravesite

Three additional stops on the weekends:
Sections 55 & 59
Columbarium and Niche Wall
Pentagon Group Burial Marker/911 Memorial

Due to construction near the Coast Guard Memorial and Ord & Weitzel Gate (Iwo Jima), we are not able to access those stops at this time.

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*Monuments by Moonlight: Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time. Tours do not have to be taken on the same day.

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