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**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:

Arlington Cemetery: Public access temporarily suspended.  

Pentagon Building:  Public tours temporarily suspended.  

Smithsonian Institution: Public access temporarily suspended.

White House: Public tours temporarily suspended.

U.S. Capitol Building: Public tours temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020.  

Library of Congress: Public access temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020.  

National Archives: After today (3/13), public access temporarily suspended 

Bureau of Engraving and Printing: Public tours temporarily suspended.  

Holocaust Museum: Public access temporarily suspended through March 29, 2020. 

U.S. Supreme Court: Public access temporarily suspended. 

FBI: Public tours temporarily suspended.

Treasury Building: Public tours temporarily suspended through April 24, 2020.

Kennedy Center: Public performances and events temporarily suspended through March 31, 2020

State Department: Public tours temporarily suspended through April 5, 2020. 

Ford’s Theater:  Public access and performances temporarily suspended through April 5, 2020. 


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.

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To submit a tour or ticket request, please complete the Tour Request form.