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Public-images-osm logo.svg amenity = washing_machine
A washing machine. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
See also
Status: in use

An individual washing machine which is available for public use. It's almost always a part of a laundry room.

This tag is currently not widely used.

For campsites, people often tag the campsite with washing_machine=yes and/or dryer=yes. See Proposed_features/Extend_camp_site. Those tags are widely used.

Not to be confused with amenity=dryer.

Never use for washing machines that are not available for public use, due to verifiability and privacy concerns.

If washing machine is inside a shop to wash clothes and bedding, then it can be also mapped as shop=laundry, and you can optionally tag the individual washing machines with amenity=washing_machine.

How to map

Place a node node at the location of the washing machine with the tag amenity=washing_machine. Do not tag private washing machines!

Useful additional keys/tags

Use payment:coins=yes/no, payment:contactless=yes/no etc. to indicate the payment=* type.

As a separate node, use amenity=dryer to indicate that a drying your laundry is also possible here.


See also

shop=laundry - a shop to get your normal clothes washed.