Tours and Tickets

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Several 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. While tours are not currently operating, I encourage you to contact my Washington office to plan your trip if you intend to visit in the coming months. Please visit my DC tours COVID-19 resource page for more information about the current operational status of tourist attractions in Washington.

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.

Capitol Tours

Due to COVID-19, all tours of the Capitol are suspended until further notice. However, I recently launched the Virutal Capitol Tour Experience so East Tennesseans can visit the Capitol Building from the comfort of their homes. Although the Capitol Building is closed due to COVID-19, my office is offering external tours of the Capitol Hill Complex. This tour highlights the history and construction of locations on the Capitol Grounds, as well as these locations unique architectural elements. It covers the:

  • External Capitol Building and Capitol Visitors Center
  • Capitol Reflecting Pool
  • Ulysses S. Grant Monument
  • Summerhouse
  • Peace Monument
  • James A. Garfield Monument
  • Supreme Court Building
  • Library of Congress Buildings
  • House Office Buildings

Please call 202-225-5435 or fill out the tour request form to request an external tour of the Capitol Hill Complex.

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.
  • Currently, tours are only available Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Submit

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