Tour Requests

Please note: Due to the coronavirus, tour requests cannot be processed at this time.

Tours of the historic U.S. Capitol building are free; however passes are required.  Tours of the Capitol building are offered Monday through Saturday, 8:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Tours of the Capitol begin with a 13-minute orientation film and last approximately one hour.  You may also take advantage of the Exhibition Hall, the Restaurant, the Gift Shops and other amenities at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center before or after your tour. For more information please see:

U.S. Capitol Tour requests can be made through the Capitol Visitor Center online reservation system

Gallery Passes

If you are interested in obtaining gallery passes to watch the U.S. House of Representatives in action, please stop by Rep. DeGette's Washington, D.C. Office – 2111 Rayburn House Office Building.

Requested Tours

Please note: To submit your tour request we will need detailed information such as: name, birth date, place of birth, and social security number. Please be prepared to provide this information for members of your group when we respond to your request.

Additionally, please be aware that White House tours must be requested at least 21 days in advance. This is due to the length of time that is needed by the White House Visitors office to screen all visitors who enter the White House grounds. 


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Requested Tours
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Please choose three dates everyone in your party is available to tour the White House. Tours are available Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., and Friday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The tours are self-guided.

White House tours may be submitted up to 6 months in advance, but no later than 3 weeks before the requested tour date.

Each person in your tour party must submit security information to the White House via a link they provide.

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