Tours and Tickets

Washington DC Tours & Public Buildings Operating Status

Serveral tours and public attractions in Washington DC have been impacted by COVID-19. If you are planning a visit Washington, please use this page to stay up to date on the operating status of tours and public attractions. The following locations have announced changes in operating status and tours (please click on the attraction you wish to visit for further updates):

United States Capitol and House and Senate Office Buildings: All Buildings CLOSED to public and tours SUSPENDED until further notice

Library of Congress: All buildings CLOSED to public and tours SUSPENDED until further notice

White House (Call 202-456-7041 for updates): Tours re-opened as of 9/12, contact our office to request a tour

FBI Building: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until further notice

Bureau of Engraving and Printing: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until further notice

Department of State: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until futher notice

Pentagon: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until further notice

Smithsonian Museums that are currently OPEN to the public

  • National Air and Space Museum - Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in VA 
  • Smithsonian Gardens
  • National Zoo

Holocaust Museum: Building CLOSED and public tours SUSPENDED until further notice

National Archives: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until further notice

John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts: Building CLOSED to public and all performances SUSPENDED until further notice

National Cherry Blossom Festival: ArtecHouse in D.C. is now open through 10/4. 2021 Festival dates are scheduled for 3/20-4/11

Arlington National Cemetary: CLOSED to public; family pass holders may visit from 8AM-5PM

Museum of the Bible: OPEN

International Spy Museum: OPEN

National Arboretum: OPEN

 

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.

 

Requested Tours and Tickets

Please select the tours/tickets your are interested in: (Check all that apply)

Presidential Inauguration Tickets - The President and Vice President of the United States will be sworn into office during a ceremony on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. This inauguration ceremony will be held on the west front of the U.S. Capitol and managed by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC). To request tickets to the Presidential Inauguration, click here.
 
visitthecapitol.gov
moneyfactory.gov
fbi.gov
kennedy-center.org
loc.gov
supremecourtus.gov
state.gov
whitehouse.gov
 
White House tour requests require additional personal information such as: name, birth date, place of birth, and social security number. Please be prepared to provide this information for members of your tour party when we respond to your initial request.

Tours of the White House must be requested at least 21 days in advance and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. They are scheduled Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m., Friday from 7:30 a.m. to noon, and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. No tours are conducted on Sundays and Mondays. Additionally, the White House will not offer tours from November 18th – November 26th.                                     

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This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or use a video phone alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

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