Frequently Asked Questions about our Washington DC Hotel
How high up the monument does the tour take you?
AAlthough the monument is 555-feet tall, the observation deck is located at 500 feet. From this height, you can see all of Washington, D.C.'s monuments, government buildings, as well as surrounding national parks. To visit the museum, you simply walk down one flight of steps from the deck. The elevator ride up takes about 70 seconds, while the ride down takes approximately two minutes.