Change to Hours

The cemetery and parking garage will be closed on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20th and re-open on Thursday, Jan. 21st.

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Arlington National Cemetery Extends Daily Hours for Gravesite Visitation Only

September 08, 2020

Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) announces a limited reopening to visitors on Wednesday, September 9 to allow gravesite visitations to our veterans and families laid to rest in these hallowed grounds.

Arlington National Cemetery Road Closures

August 17, 2020

The following road closures take effect on August 17, 2020 and will continue through May 2021:

•  McPherson Drive is closed from Pershing Drive to the intersection of Farragut Drive. Farragut Drive is open.

•  McKinley Drive, Miles Drive, Capron Drive, Chapel Gate Road, Lawton Drive and Jackson Circle will all be closed through May 2021.

Turf Renovations in Sections 33 and 60

August 17, 2020

In Sections 33 and 60, turf renovations are now taking place and will continue for the next six to eight weeks. For more detailed information and an interview with ANC's chief of horticulture, please read our blog post.

Administration Building Renovations Complete

July 28, 2020

Arlington National Cemetery is pleased to announce the completion of removations to its iconic Administration Building.

Arlington National Cemetery Announces New Education Program

July 28, 2020

"The African American Experience at Arlington National Cemetery," "The Spanish-American War" and "Exploring Arlington" modules are available now. 

Arlington National Cemetery Implements Military Funeral Honors with Modified Escort and Increases Funeral Participation

June 29, 2020

ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), in coordination with the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, is implementing the next step in its phased plan to increase public access to the cemetery and to resume larger support to military funeral honors. 

Fourth of July Hours of Operation at Arlington National Cemetery

June 26, 2020

ARLINGTON, VA; Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will be open to family pass holders only on July 4, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cemetery will be closed to the public. Cemetery grounds will close to all promptly at 5:00 p.m.

Please Review Our Face Mask Policy

June 17, 2020

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ARMY NATIONAL MILITARY CEMETERIES ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22211-5003 SAAC-ZA 22 APRIL 2020 MEMORANDUM FOR Army National Military Cemeteries Employees, Contractors and Visitors SUBJECT: Army National Military Cemeteries Temporary Policy Regarding Face Coverings

Funeral Attendee Information

June 17, 2020

Operating Status Update [or Funerals Update]: June 17, 2020

Memorial Amphitheater’s 100th Anniversary at Arlington National Cemetery Online Exhibit Debuts May 13

May 13, 2020

ANC will commemorate Memorial Amphitheater’s centennial anniversary with its first online exhibit, available to the public on the ANC website beginning on May 13, 2020.