Government Shutdown

Arlington National Cemetery will remain open and conduct normal operations if a government shutdown occurs.

Our current hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., seven days a week.

Filming at Arlington

Filming an interview

The Department of Army, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs in Los Angeles (OCPA-West) handles all documentary, motion picture or television show filming requests for the Arlington National Cemetery. Producers/directors should contact the

OCPA-West office
(310) 235-7621

with complete information about what and when they want to film, and if possible, a treatment of the script. This request will be evaluated, and if approved, a production assistance agreement will be generated for the project. Arlington National Cemetery does not sign independent location releases.

In addition, the cemetery has b-roll packages (news and seasonal) available for news media and other organizations for official use. Video is located on the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System and is free for use, but you must register prior to download.