NPS National Mall

NPS National Mall


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On your next visit to Washington, D.C., use it to explore many of the most cherished cultural and historical sites in the United States—from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House. The app includes a total of 70 sites that part of the National Mall and Memorial Parks and other sites around D.C. including Smithsonian Museums, International Spy Museum, and the Newseum.


Map – Official National Park Service map of the central tourist area in Washington, D.C. Easy to use while outdoors, the map features large font sizes, walkways that are easily distinguishable from roads, and three zoom levels. By tapping the “Locate me” icon you will always know where you are.

Park Lens – Find out what is around you with augmented reality. Just hold up your device and look through the camera. Labels will appear identifying all sites on the National Mall.

Walking directions – Get from one place to another by following a line on the map or a list of directions. Estimated walking times are given.

Sites – Learn more about points of interest with lively text, professional photographs, and engaging podcasts under the “Album” button. The “Info” button includes the site’s location, hours of operation, nearest Metro station, and other essential information.

Tours – Follow a recommended tour depending on how much time you have or your special interest—from memorials to presidents to military monuments to destinations off the beaten path. You can even create personal tours with the “My Tour” feature—just tap the “+” at the bottom right of a site page. The app maps the route for you.

Events and News – Get up-to-date information from the National Park Service about what is happening at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Postcard – Send a digital postcard to friends and family from the National Mall with the tap of a button.

Park Partner – The Trust for the National Mall strives to make the National Mall the best park in the world. Learn more about the essential assistance this organization provides.

Small size – Weighing in at 13.7MB, the app will download relatively quickly via a 3G cellular connection or the free Wi-Fi available on the east end the National Mall.

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Recently changed in this version

- Updated map
- Improved schedule of Ranger Programs
- Revamped News Feed
- Added Tour routes on Tour maps
- Improved stability and functionality

Comments and ratings for NPS National Mall
  • (69 stars)

    by John G on 26/06/2014

    I haven't had this app for more than 2 minutes and it crashed 2 times already when I try to zoom in the map. A Major problem that needs fixing ASAP.

  • (69 stars)

    by Jeffrey McCloskey on 25/06/2014

    The National Aquarium listed closed last year. The Disabled Vets memorial is listed as hopefully opening by 2012...two years later. And the African American History Museum, currently under construction, isn't even listed. Time for an update.

  • (69 stars)

    by christian longstreth on 27/05/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by Shannon Romano on 01/03/2014

    Map doesn't zoom in and stay on Android app.

  • (69 stars)

    by Sruthi Samraj on 01/01/2014

    Love the map and details! Extremely convenient and very easy to use. It did freeze when I tried to zoom in, but seemed to rectify itself soon enough.

  • (69 stars)

    by Miguelangel Chiquito on 30/12/2013


  • (69 stars)

    by Jerry lc on 29/12/2013

    Would be nice if i could zoom in.

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