Washington Monument

Historic Site
699 Washington Pl (at Mt Vernon Pl)
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 962-5070
Wednesday
2:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm

Tips

  • Climbing the 228 steps to the top of the first monument to George Washington provides an excellent view of the city from historic Mount Vernon where it is located.
  • This massive pillar was commenced in 1815 and completed in 1829. It is the first monument dedicated to the Father of our Country." There are 228 steps to the top.
  • Located in the heart of Mt. Vernon, this was the first monument to George Washington. Take the 228 steps to the top for an amazing view of the city.
  • Be sure to come on Dec 1 for the lighting ceremony
  • Check out the lighted Monument at night. Take a few friends, a camera and some hot apple cider.
  • Baltimores aglow for the holiday season with the official lighting of the Washington Monument, which features an evening of choir performances, strolling entertainment, & more Dec 1, 2011 5:30 - 8pm.
  • love this place
  • Voted Best Local Landmark by City Paper Readers for Best of Baltimore 2011
  • mumpung ada disini.......belajar sejarah dlu dh....hehehehhe
  • One of the most iconic monuments in Baltimore with cobblestone streets that encircle it. The climb to the top is not too hard and the view is kind of lackluster. Entrance to climb is about $5.
  • Would like to see it sometime indeed
  • Enjoyed the 46th annual Monument lighting
  • 227 steps sounds a lot easier from the bottom looking up.
  • Cool You can see the George Peabody library and then he monument.
  • Climb is fun, but views are so-so. Have to appreciate the history nonetheless!
  • You can climb to the top! Awesome views
  • Best landmark in the city
  • Did the climb to the top.The views are not that breath-taking. Ive seen similar views in other buildings. If you're not a firefighter, you thighs will hate you in the morning, lol
  • climb 227 steps to the top for interesting mini views of the city
  • Bor esquiar...!

Nearby places

600 N Charles St (at Centre St)
Mt Vernon Pl & Washington Pl
1106 N Charles St (at W Chase St)