**UPDATE** Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many tours in our nation’s capital have been suspended. Below is the most updated status for several different tour sites:
Pentagon Building: Public tours temporarily suspended.
White House: Public tours temporarily suspended.
Library of Congress: Open requiring reserved time entry tickets. Limited tickets available.
National Archives: Open requiring reserved time entry tickets
Bureau of Engraving and Printing: Public tours temporarily suspended.
U.S. Supreme Court: Public access temporarily suspended.
FBI: Public tours temporarily suspended.
Treasury Building: Public tours temporarily suspended
State Department: Public tours temporarily suspended
All tickets are provided to constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the large number of visitors, please request them as early as possible in order to maximize your chances. For information on sightseeing and attractions, please visit the Washington, DC Tourism Information page.
White House Tickets
Obtaining a White House tour can be very difficult. It is very important to follow the below guidelines for your application to be considered.The following are policies determined by the White House for those requesting tours through Congressional Offices:
- Tours must be requested at least three months in advance.
- Tours are only available Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.