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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President Taft

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Just inside the main gates of the cemetery you can find the grave of the nation’s 27th President, William Howard Taft. He is the only President who also served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His monument is a tall brown granite structure sculpted by James Earl Frazer. Taft lays to rest with his wife Helen “Nellie” Taft who was instrumental in bringing the cherry blossom trees to Washington DC.  

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