Tickets are free, and provided on a first-come-first-served basis. If my office is unable to secure a congressional tour for the sites you selected, all locations (except the White House) are available for public tours by a first-come-first-served basis. Please see below for additional information on public tours:
- White House: Self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted). Tour hours will be extended when possible based on the official White House schedule. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. All White House tours are free of charge. Please make sure to check the box indicating a White House tour in the form below.
- Supreme Court:
Public lectures/tours are offered M – F, every hour on the half-hour beginning at 9:30 am with the last tour starting at 3:30 pm. They recommend arriving about 20 minutes early to ensure you have a spot in line. A line forms in the Great Hall on the First Floor before each tour. The following link will provide you with additional details on the tour: http://www.supremecourt.gov/visiting/touringthebuilding.aspx
- Library of Congress:
It recommends arriving about 20 minutes early to ensure your spot. Tours are offered Monday - Friday at the following times: 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm or 3:30 pm. They are also offered on Saturday at the same times except
12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Tours are located in The Thomas Jefferson Building on First Street SE, between Independence Avenue and East Capitol Street. http://www.loc.gov/visit/tours/guided/jeffersonbuilding.html
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing:
The Bureau offers public tours on a first-come, first-serve basis. A line forms at the Visitor Entrance on 14th Street. Tours run every 15 minutes from 9:00 am-10:45 am and 12:30 pm-2:00 pm. The Visitor Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-3:30 pm-door closes at 3:00 pm. March-August are their peak months, they recommend arriving about an hour early around 7:30 am when the line starts forming to ensure that you get a ticket. The following link will provide you with additional details: http://www.moneyfactory.gov/tours/washingtondctours.html
**Admittance is determined by the individual tour site or agency, not by the Congressional office. Unless specified, tours are available Monday through Friday.
Please select the 3 tours you are most interested in: