The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson that is situated in Washington, USA. Jefferson was the third president of the USA and is one of the most important American Founding Fathers as the main drafter and writer of the Declaration of Independence. The Neoclassical memorial opened in 1943, it is situated on the Tidal Basin of the Washington Channel of the Potomac River. A bronze statue of Jefferson was added in 1947.
If travelling by car the closest parking is on West Basin Drive, on Ohio Drive SW. If travelling by subway head for the National Mall stops, the memorial is a short walk from there.
Opening Times and Admission
The memorial is open at all hours every day.