Arlington House Self-Guided Tour

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial Tickets

This 20-minute self-guided tour walks through the North Wing of Arlington House. While passing through Robert E Lee’s office, the family parlors, and the center hall, you will view museum exhibits and period furniture and objects associated with Mr. and Mrs. Lee, George Washington, and George Washington Parke Custis. This is a timed entry. Visitors are not permitted to remain on the tour longer than 20 minutes.

The National Park Service prohibits the following inside Arlington House, museum, North and South Slave Quarters and gift shop.


Food and drink (except a small quantity of sealed food items)


Bags larger than 18 x 16 x 8 inches

Animals (except service animals)




Mace or aerosols

Explosives or highly flammable substances

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