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US House of Representatives

For Visitors


For Visitors

If you are visiting the Capitol building, start your visit at the Capitol Visitor Center. There are many other sites of interest in the area, many of which are listed by category below.

Capitol Hill

Getting Around

Public Transportation


National Mall & Memorial Parks

National Mall and Memorial Parks
The sprawling lands of the National Mall & Memorial Parks include the Mall, the public promenade extending from 3rd Street near the Capitol to 14th Street, including the:


Smithsonian Institution

More Museums

White House

Public tours of the White House are available. Requests must be submitted through one's member of Congress.  These self-guided tours are available from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM Fridays, and 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted). Tour hours will be extended when possible based on the official White House schedule. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to six months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. All White House tours are free of charge.  (Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.)

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Metro: McPherson Square

For the most up-to-date information about touring and visiting the White House, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Information Line at 202-456-7041.

Historic Homes



  • Capitals (NHL)
    Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

  • Mystics (WNBA)
    Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

  • Nationals (MLB)
    Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE

  • Redskins (NFL)
    FedEx Field, 1600 Raljon Road, Raljon, MD

  • DC United (MLS)
    RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street, SE

  • Wizards (NBA)
    Verizon Center, 7th and F Streets NW

Other Points of Interest