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Take a Tour


There are many historic buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. Learn about some of them on this map.

1. This is The White House. The president and his or her family live here. It is where the president works.

2. This is the United States Capitol building. It is where Congress meets.

3. This is The Washington Monument. It is more than 550 feet tall. It was the tallest structure in the world when it was built in 1884.

4. This is The Lincoln Memorial. It is a monument in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. He was our nation’s 16th president.

5. This is The Jefferson Memorial. It is a monument in honor of Thomas Jefferson. He was our nation’s third president.