Tours and Tickets

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. You may also contact my Tour Coordinator, Lezah Calvin in my Washington D.C. office at (202) 225-4961.

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 3 months prior to your trip.

Additionally, we have brochures, tour information and maps for the greater Washington D.C. area and its many attractions.

U.S. Capitol

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.

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 Ave NE and Constitution Ave SE.

White House Tours

White House tours of the East Wing and Executive Residence are open to the public. All tickets are provided to my constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. During peak season, the White House receives up to 80,000 tour requests everyday so please request tickets as early as possible in order to maximize your opportunity to receive the tour. 

The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. Public tours of the White House are available for groups up to 100 people. Requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to three 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 fourteen days 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.

Bureau of Printing and Engraving

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in learning about the U.S. paper currency, and the process of how it’s made. You can walk the production floor and see millions of dollars being printed. The free tour includes an introductory film and gallery tour of the production process. Public tours depart every 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. during summer months). Tours for groups of less than 10 people can be reserved in advance through my Congressional office, and should be requested at least 4 months in advance.

Tours for groups larger than 10 people run every 15 minutes from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. There is a 50-person maximum. Group tours must be scheduled in advance with the tour office. Click here for more information https://www.moneyfactory.gov/washingtondctours.html

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress offers free guided tours of the Thomas Jefferson Building Monday through Saturday. More public events are available for attendance through their website.

The tour schedule and calendar are available at https://www.loc.gov/visit/tours/guided-tours/ 

The Supreme Court

Visitors are invited to attend oral arguments, but seating is limited and is first-come, first serve. Before a session begins, two lines form on the plaza in front of the building. Beginning the first Monday in October, the Court generally hears two one-hour arguments a day, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Arguments are held Monday through Wednesday in two-week intervals through lated April. Reservations are not available. 

There is also a small museum in the basement of the Supreme Court which is open to the public. You can learn more about visiting the Supreme Court here https://www.supremecourt.gov/visiting/visitorservices.aspx 

Department of the Treasury

Tours of the Main Treasury Building are available through advanced reservation through my Congressional office. A name, date of birth, and social security number for each visitor must be provided for making a reservation.

More information is available at https://www.treasury.gov/about/history/Pages/tours.aspx

Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center allows those interested to request tours directly on their website.
You can request a tour at http://www.kennedy-center.org/pages/visitor/tours

Depending on your group, choose the best fit for you while booking a tour. Tickets are also available for different events depending on the time of the year you are visiting and their annual events available at the time.

Additional Information

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.
 

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