how many steps are inside the washington monument? 897 steps. If you count the bottom ramp, 898 steps.
If you are planning to go to Washington D.C. and want to go up the monument, you will be carried up by an elevator. Since 1976, the steps have been closed to the public. From the top you will view the Jefferson Memorial, the White House, the Capitol and the rest of surrounding D.C. area.
You can go online to order your free ticket. There is a small fee for the convenience. Highly recommend you order online, unless you want to stand in a very long line when you get there with the possibility that tickets will run out for that day you are there. You can also choose the day and hour you wish to visit. For tickets go to this page.
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