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Construction of Sidewalk Ramp from lower level of Welcome Center Parking Garage

November 26, 2014

Construction is ongoing for the north sidewalk ramp from the lower level of the Welcome Center parking garage. The ramp from the lower level of the garage will be closed until approximately Dec. 3, 2014, and pedestrians will need to use the center stairwell to walk to the Welcome Center. Signs will direct pedestrians on this new walking pattern. The construction will take place at night.

Nearly 124,000 downloads reached on "ANC Explorer"

November 19, 2014
Arlington National Cemetery's app "ANC Explorer" connects families, visitors and the public to the cemetery's rich history and all of those who rest here by enhancing their onsite visit or allowing them to visit "virtually" whenever they want.

Upgrades to Public Restrooms at Welcome Center, temporary restrooms in place until March 2015

November 12, 2014

The Welcome Center restrooms at Arlington National Cemetery are undergoing upgrades and repairs and are unavailable for public use from Nov. 15, 2014 until approximately the March 2015 timeframe. During this time, temporary restrooms are located in modular trailers next to the Welcome Center: one trailer is located on the north side (the side near the main entrance off Memorial Avenue) and one trailer is located on the west side (the side near the interpretative bus tours).

ANC Explorer Scheduled Maintenance, Nov. 7, 2014

November 07, 2014

Beginning at 1700 EDT, November 7, 2014, Arlington National Cemetery will be performing maintenance on IT systems that will impact the public applications such as ANC Explorer Mobile App, as well as the Kiosks and Website.  We do not expect an outage of no more than 2 hours.  End users may likely see interruptions of service during this maintenance period.

Visiting Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day

October 27, 2014
National Veterans Day Observance Schedule: