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If you are planning to visit our nation's capital, you may request a tour by filling out the secure web form below as soon as you know your travel plans.
Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis and are very limited, especially during the peak tourist season of May through August and around holidays. I suggest you contact my office at least six to eight weeks prior to your trip.
Additionally, we have brochures, tour information and maps for the greater Washington D.C. area and its many attractions.
There are several options to book a tour of the Capitol. You now have the option to book a Capitol Guide Service led tour directly on the new Capitol web page: www.visitthecapitol.gov.
If you prefer a tour given by one of my trained staff members, please select the United States Capitol option on the online form and we will be pleased to assist you.
Reminder: August Tour Closure
***Due to renovations to the public screening facility outside the White House, White House tours will be temporarily closed August 11th through August 29th. Public Tours will resume under reduced capacity for the week of September 1st through September 5th and will return to normal September 8th .
The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Public tours of the White House are available for groups of 10 or more people. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to six months in advance. These self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (excluding federal holidays), and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis approximately one month in advance of the requested date. We encourage you to submit your request as early as possible since a limited number of tours are available. All White House tours are free of charge. Metro: McPherson Square. Please Note:Tours are subject to cancellations or time changes. For the most up-to-date information about touring and visiting the White House, call the 24-hour Visitors Office Info Line at 202-456-7041
The Department of State allows constituents to request tours directly on their website.
Click request a tour on the Department of State webpage: https://receptiontours.state.gov.
In the field “Request Type” click on the individual tour button.
If you would like my office to request the tour for you, please select the Department of State option on the online form below and we will be pleased to assist you.
All tickets are provided to my 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 my Washington, DC Tourism Information page.
Please feel free to stop by my office, 1236 Longworth House Office Building, and say hello once you arrive in town.
If you are driving, the nearest public parking to the Capitol is paid parking at Union Station, there is also metered parking for the general public on 3rd street between Independence and Constitution Avenue.
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If you need any further help please contact my Tour Coordinator, Timothy Foster in my Washington office at (202) 225-4961.