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: https://www.visitthecapitol.gov/
U.S. Capitol Tour requests can be made through the Capitol Visitor Center online reservation system.
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.
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.