To commemorate its 150th anniversary, Arlington National Cemetery has updated the popular ANC Explorer app, which enables family members and the public to explore Arlington's rich history.

Users can locate gravesites and other points of interest throughout the cemetery, generate front-and-back pictures of a marker or monument, and receive step-by-step directions to these locations. The app also provides emergency and event notifications, self-guided tours, and the ability to share on popular social media sites. Users can save favorite places in the new My Content feature to create their own custom walking tours.

What’s New

Version 2.7.19

Added loading indicators on screens if the data has not loaded from the server yet.

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Elc121082 ,

Works in some aspects

The app is very nice for searching for different areas of the cemetery and great for getting around. I just don’t like that there are features that seem to have issues in ALL updates; one mainly being the details section of the search results.

I LOVE that I can locate my grandmothers location with the app as I don’t get to go here often enough to remember how to get there. But there is a feature that when you search a persons grave they show the tomb; when I got to see hers it was so nice to get to see it even though I couldn’t be there. However that only worked like once and always gives a network error message when I try since (multiple times over a couple years).

I still recommend this app as it is still a wonderful help to get around and unless you have family (or someone specific) you want to see a picture of their grave; the problematic issue I seem to have won’t even effect you.

VASparky ,

Not loading.

Most recent update to the app prevents app from loading and/or functioning. iPhone 6+ running 11.3.1.

77HPS ,


Found friends and family off of last names and year of death. Easy to use for navigation and planning routes. If you need to know the cemetery, this is the way to do it.


Arlington National Cemetery
151.5 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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