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Front of the Capitol building

Tours and Tickets

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Capitol, White House, and all other federal buildings remain closed for tours. Please check back periodically for updates pertaining to when these tours will re-open.

When tours re-open in the future, here is some useful information for you to know:

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.

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.