Tours and Tickets

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a number of popular Washington, D.C. locations have temporarily closed down. Please see the list below, and feel free to contact our D.C. office at (202) 225-7761 with any questions or concerns.

  • Arlington Cemetery: Public access has been suspended. Family pass holders may still access the cemetery for visitation from 8am-5pm, and funerals will continue as previously scheduled.
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing: All public tours are temporarily suspended.
  • Capitol Tours and Visitors Center: All tours are cancelled through April 1st at 8am, and the Visitor’s Center is temporarily closed.
  • FBI: Public tours are suspended until further notice.
  • Ford’s Theatre: Public access and performances are suspended through April 5th.
  • Holocaust Museum: Public access is suspended through March 29th.
  • Kennedy Center: All public performances and events are suspended through March 31st.
  • Library Access: Public access is suspended through March 31st.
  • Mount Vernon: Closed through March 31st.
  • National Archives: Public access is temporarily suspended.
  • Pentagon Building: Public tours are cancelled until future notice.
  • Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo: All access is temporarily closed, and events are canceled through May 3rd.
  • State Department: Public tours are suspended through April 5th.
  • Treasury Building: Public tours are suspended through April 24th.
  • U.S. Botanic Garden: Outdoor gardens and grounds remain open, but the conservatory is closed through April 1st.
  • U.S. Supreme Court: Public access is suspended through April 3rd.
  • Washington National Cathedral: Closed through March 25th.
  • White House: Public tours are temporarily suspended.


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.

White House Tickets

Obtaining a White House tour can be very difficult. It is very important to follow the below guidelines for your application to be considered.

The following are policies determined by the White House for those requesting tours through Congressional Offices:
  • Tours must be requested at least three weeks in advance.
  • Tours are only available Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


To submit a tour or ticket request, please complete the Tour Request form.