Please submit tour requests as far in advance as possible. For information on sightseeing and attractions, please visit the Washington, DC Tourism Information page.
Please select the tours you would like to request for booking:
What are these options?
Constituents who are hard of hearing or use a video phone have the option to choose TDD or VP based on the type of device they are using. This allows our office to respond to them accordingly. The default option "Voice" is a standard audible telephone.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson building is free and open to the public offering both docent-led public tours and self-guided tours. Docent-led tours are first-come, first-serve basis for groups smaller than 10. To join a docent-led tour, check in at the Visitor Tour area on the Ground Floor Monday through Saturday (excluding New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm (no 12:30pm or 3:30pm tours on Saturdays). The tours are 45 minutes to 1 hour. The visitor's entrance is under the main staircase of the Jefferson building, facing 1st Street, SE. Alternatively, self-guided tours are available from 8:30am-5pm Monday through Saturday. See the brochure for a self-guided tour.
Please review these links ahead of your visit to the Library: Thomas Jefferson Building - Guided Tours, Guidelines & Tips, Activities for Kids & Families, Public Events, Exhibitions. For questions, please contact the Visitor Services Office.
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court does self-guided tours from 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. No advance booking is needed. However, please note that when the Court is holding arguments, the building is closed to the public. Also note that the Court's calendar can change quickly. Please refer to the calendar the night before you plan on attending. See the Court's calendar here. The Supreme Court building is closed Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays. Further information on self-guided tours can be found here.
The Pentagon prefers that constituents go directly through their web portal instead of through a Congressional office. All guided tours of the Pentagon are free and available by reservation only. Tours are conducted Monday through Thursday from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Friday from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Tours are not conducted on weekends or federal holidays. Please request your tour from the main Pentagon tour website.