The Close Up Foundation and Timelooper are excited to offer AR-VR experiences to enhance your visit to the monument and memorials on the National Mall in Washington, DC through the TimeLooper app. Using the power of your smartphone, the TimeLooper app lets you journey back in history to experience the people, places, and represented in the monuments and memorials on the National Mall.

The Close Up/Timelooper Washington, DC experience is available at the following monuments and memorials:

  • Washington Monument
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • FDR Memorial
  • MLK Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • WWII Memorial
  • Vietnam Memorial

FREE DEMO: Download the TimeLooper app from iTunes App Store or Google Play to preview the Washington Monument and MLK Memorial.

PLANNING A TRIP TO DC? Download the app, select the Washington, DC experience, and purchase. Virtual reality headsets are available at gift shops on the National Mall.

Groups of 10 + can pre-purchase the TimeLooper Package, which includes the purchase of the in-app content and virtual reality headsets. The benefit of pre-purchasing Timelooper before your travel to DC include:

  • Group discount on the cost of the app and headset when you arrive in DC
  • Cut down your data usage. With advance purchase, you can preload content onto your phone before you head out sightseeing.
  • Educators can plan ahead. Preview simulations to get an idea of how to use Timelooper to support your classroom curriculum.
  • Save time with setup and purchasing on-site!

For more info or to order the TimeLooper package, contact us at or 703-706-3434.


"Using Timelooper on the National Mall enhanced our visit to Washington because we got to see the Monuments and Memorials in a new way. Through the experience we got to travel back in time and see firsthand what happened to inspire what is on the National Mall."

   – Camille, Student, TX
Educating for democracy since 1971