If you are planning a visit to our nation’s capital, my office can help arrange visits of the United States Capitol Building, the U.S. Senate Gallery, the White House, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Please fill out the tour request form or call my Washington, D.C. office at 202-224-3841. Please note that tours fill up quickly, so it is best to make your request at least three months in advance of your arrival.
Additionally, you may self-book tours at several Washington, D.C. sites:
- The Library of Congress is open to the public and free timed passes are available on their website.
- The U.S. Supreme Court allows tours on a self-guided basis, and visitors may attend oral arguments before the Court. More information is available on the Court’s website.
- The Smithsonian Museums make up the world’s largest museum complex. Information on entry times and passes is available online or via phone at 919-439-8190.
- The Washington Monument offers tickets to the monument’s elevator up to the observation deck. Free, same day, timed tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and advance tickets can be reserved online up to 30 days in advance for a $1 fee per ticket.
- The National Archives Museum, home to the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights, is open to the public for free. Advance tickets can be reserved online up to 30 days in advance for a $1 fee per ticket.
- The Pentagon offers free tours, which may be booked on their website.
- The Kennedy Center features performing arts and exhibits. Tickets can be obtained on their website.
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offers free timed tickets available on their website.
- Washington, D.C. is known for its monuments and memorials, many of which are located on the National Mall.
- Beyond the Mall, the DMV region is also home to several other outdoor attractions worth exploring, including the U.S. National Arboretum, Theodore Roosevelt Island, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon.