Thank you for your interest in visiting our nation's capital. Several tours and public attractions in Washington, DC, have been impacted by COVID-19, including the U.S. Capitol. If you are planning a visit to 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).
If you are interested in tours in the future, my office can assist with scheduling to some Washington, DC, attractions to residents of my district. All tickets are free and 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.
United States Capitol: All buildings CLOSED to public and tours SUSPENDED until further notice
House and Senate Office Buildings: CLOSED through 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9
Library of Congress: LIMITED ACCESS to facilities until further notice; events CANCELED until further notice
White House (Call 202-456-7041 for updates): Tours resume Sept. 12
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: Diplomatic Reception Room tours CANCELED until further notice
Pentagon: Building CLOSED to public and all tours SUSPENDED until further notice
Smithsonian Museums (list here): The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, are open to the public; free, timed-entry passes are required for entry; all other Smithsonian museums remain TEMPORARILY CLOSED; outdoor gardens are now OPEN
National Zoo: CLOSED until further notice
Holocaust Museum: Building CLOSED to public and all 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: Performances POSTPONED
Arlington National Cemetery: CLOSED to public; OPEN to families for visitation; scheduled funerals will CONTINUE as planned
Museum of the Bible: REOPENED June 22
International Spy Museum: Museum has REOPENED; new safety measures are in place including capacity limitations, social distancing guidelines, mask requirements, and enhanced cleaning protocols; advance ticket purchase is recommended and there are no extra fees online
National Arboretum: OPEN Monday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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