Visiting DC

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

Many public tours have been suspended as a contingency related the COVID-19 situation.  We are continuing to monitor the situation and will share an update once public tours have resumed. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, and we look forward to welcoming you to the nation's capitol at a future date.

The U.S. Capitol and Capitol Visitors Center is closed for public tours. All tours are cancelled. 

Public tours of the White House remain temporarily suspended until further notice.

The Library of Congress has re-opened Thomas Jefferson Building and its exhibitions to visitors with free but limited timed and ticketed entry three days a week. We encourage you to take a moment to review the library's Know Before You Go page to prepare for your visit.

All Bureau of Engraving and Printing public tours have been suspended as a contingency related the COVID-19 situation.

Public tours of the State Department are temporarily suspended until further notice.  

The Supreme Court Building will be closed to the public until further notice.

Most Smithsonian museums have reopened on a limited capacity.  The National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Zoo continue to require free, timed-entry passes for entry.with free, timed-entry passes available here.


Are you planning a visit to Washington, DC? While you are in Washington, DC, please feel welcome to stop by our office. Whether you're coming on a short business trip, or an extended family vacation, we can help you make arrangements for some of the more popular federal attractions in our nation's capital.

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