|Tour requests are a very popular item. We cannot guarantee
any request, no matter how much lead time is given. That being said, your
chances are better if you can give at least six weeks
notice. Also, remember that the number of visitors in the Washington DC
area increases during the summer months and around the holidays.
contact my office to request a tour. I have
also included information on tours if you wish to arrange them yourself.
Due to Scheduling Difficulties -
Please Contact Us Via Telephone (202-225-2111) for White House Tours
The White House is only open for special groups (see
F.B.I. tours are currently
closed until further notice.
Capitol Hill Tours:
Capitol Hill tours are available Monday through Saturday 9-4. All guests must
check in at the S.W. corner of the Capitol Grounds by 1st and
Independence streets. Visitors must get tickets which are for a specific time
and date. It is open on every Monday – Saturday including national holidays.
For further information you may call (202) 225-6827.
White House Tours:
Are open for the following groups only:
U.S. Military and Veterans (of 10 or more & all
must be Veterans or I Military)
Other tours may be available depending
on the size of your party and date requested. (There are limited tours for
constituents and other groups depending on the day and the time requested in,
this is subject to change)
These tours must be set up via your member’s
office and must be request at least 1 month in advance.
These tours must be set up through your Members office. They must not exceed a
total of 4 people. They are only on afternoons Monday – Friday, check in is at
1:45 promptly in the Great Hall and the tour starts at 2 on the dot.
Bureau of Engraving:
Tickets for this tour may be request via your member of congress or in person
when in Washington, D.C. via the ticket office at
the Bureau. The ticket line usually forms at
7am and info can be found at
At the time the tour is only open to School Groups, Military Groups and the
Friends and Family of Pentagon Personnel only. This tour must be requested via
your member of Congress.
Library of Congress:
Docent Led tours are offered at 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30 Monday through
Friday and 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30 on Saturday. Tours are limited to 50
people and may be arranged through your member of congress.
If you know your exact time and date in which you would like a tour you may
request this tour through your congress person’s office. Tickets are also
available free of charge starting at 10a.m. at the ticket desk of the museum on
14th street. They are timed every 15 minutes and there is a limit of
four per person. You may call and request them in advanced at 1(800) 400-9373
and there is a small fee for this service.
This tour is to date the
only tour that is still closed and will be until further notice.
House of Representatives and Senate Gallery Passes
These passes may be
requested via phone, email or in person in the office of your Congressperson and
are only valid when that respected house is in session.
All tours are on a
first come first serve basis and the tours which are offered are liable to
change at any given time due to levels of National Security Risk and other
perceived dangers. It is suggested that all requests be made as soon as
possible (the earlier the better).