Tours and Tickets

Out of an abundance of caution due to coronavirus in the DC metro area, all U.S. Capitol tours have been suspended until further notice. Additionally, the House and Senate Sergeants at Arms have ordered limited access to the U.S. Capitol complex and House Office Buildings. These buildings will only be open for official business visitors.

White House tours and all visits to Smithsonian museums have also been suspended until further notice. They are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation.

Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C. has extended the stay-at-home orders until June 8th, which apply to many attractions and restaurants. It is possible these stay-at-home orders could be extended further.

When planning a trip, please continue to monitor the situation in Washington. Congressman Guest will continue to provide updates through his social media and newsletters and encourages you to stay up-to-date by signing up at Please reach out to our office with any questions.

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.

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.
  • 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.


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