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Tour Request


Cancellations have been ordered for the purpose of protecting the public health. Our office does not determine closures/openings. We are still accepting tour requests for future travel and we will provide tour availability updates as they become available. Below is an overview of D.C. tour availability as of March 2022:

White House
Tours will reopen starting April 15th. These may initially be in a limited capacity (smaller daily allotments of tickets) as things move back to normal. A timeline has not yet been set on what that process might look like, but updates will be posted to this site as more details are released.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Currently closed to all tours; a timeline for reopening has not been set.

U.S. Capitol
The Senate is beginning to schedule U.S. Capitol tours. Please feel free to reach out to the offices of Senator Merkley and/or Senator Wyden with further questions.

The House is also currently offering tours at a limited capacity. Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to request a tour, and our office's tour coordinator will get back to you shortly.  

Supreme Court
Currently closed to all tours; a timeline for reopening has not been set.

Library of Congress
The Jefferson Building is open to the public with timed-entry passes as of July 15, 2021. Timed-entry passes are available Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. These are typically available only a month in advance. You can make your own reservation. 

Kennedy Center
Currently, the Kennedy Center is partially open. However, there are no guided tours at this time.

National Archives
You may reserve your own tours of the National Archives. Our office can no longer schedule those tours on constituents’ behalf.

State Department
Currently closed to all tours; a timeline for reopening has not been set.

Smithsonian Museums
Most Smithsonians are open to the public. However, due to staff shortages many museums have adopted a modified schedule. Be sure to check the Smithsonian Website for updates.

Find the latest information on what's open at the District's official tourism website:


If you are planning on visiting Washington D.C., our office is happy to help constituents of Oregon's Fifth Congressional District set up tours of various attractions, as well as provide information about other popular sites in the area. As many of these fill up quickly, please make your request at least 2 to 3 months in advance or as soon as you know what days you will be in the Washington D.C. area. Certain tours, such as the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the White House, fill up months in advance. If you have any questions regarding tours, please do not hesitate to contact the tour coordinator at (202) 225-5711.

Click Here for the Tour Request Form.