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Tours and Tickets

Many of Washington, D.C.'s tourist destinations remain closed to the public because of the pandemic. As things reopen, we will update this page. 

The White House, U.S. Capitol, and the Capitol Visitor Center are closed. Tours are not being scheduled. All tours are cancelled.


Smithsonian Gardens and Outdoor Exhibitions – no passes needed

Haupt Garden open daily dawn to dusk
Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden open daily 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All others open 24 hours

National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia

Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Reserve Free Passes

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Wednesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve Free Passes

National Portrait Gallery

Wednesday through Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Reserve Free passes

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Wednesday through Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Reserve free passes

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Reserve free passes


National Museum of American History

Friday through Tuesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve free passes

National Museum of the American Indian (DC)

Wednesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve free passes

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Open daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve free passes.

Separate timed-entry passes are are required for giant panda viewing. Asia Trail/Panda Passes

Please contact our office if you have questions about closures, and we apologize for this inconvenience. 


Click here to watch a virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol with Congressman Garret Graves 

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.

Requested Tours

Please select the tours your are interested in: (Check all that apply)

White House tour requests require additional personal information such as: name, birth date, place of birth, and social security number. Please be prepared to provide this information for members of your tour party when we respond to your initial request.

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(You must be available 7AM-6PM on any date you put in this box. Also, please include any and all dates you are available)
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This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or use a video phone alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

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