Visiting DC

Visiting Washington, D.C. is an exciting and educational experience. My door is always open to you, so please don't hesitate to stop by my office to visit with me and my staff. In addition, my staff can serve as a resource to you in booking tours for your trip. Please fill out our Tour Request Form or call my Washington, D.C. Office at (202) 224-5521. You will need to submit all security information to our office for White House and FBI tours at least three weeks in advance.

Below is information about the tours that my staff can request on your behalf. 

**COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to public health concerns, a majority of tours scheduled through our office have been suspended. The U.S Capitol, Supreme Court, Library of Congress and FBI Headquarters are closed for tours until further notice. The White House is currently open to tours on Fridays and Saturdays only, but these requests are subject to cancellation. Our office continues to accept tour requests for all locations; however, we cannot guarantee the precise date that the tours will resume and we anticipate the possibility of extensions to closures. If you have had tours cancelled as a result, we would be happy to reschedule for a later date. We will do our best to accommodate any new requests in a timely manner. If you have any questions or concerns, please give us a call at (202) 224-5521 or email tours_heinrich@heinrich.senate.gov**


  • United States Capitol

    General Admission tickets for the United States Capitol are available Monday through Saturday on a first come first serve basis, so arrive early. Tickets are distributed beginning at 8:00 a.m., and tours are conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Please contact my office at (202) 224-5521 for information on tour times and to reserve your spot.

    VisitTheCapitol.gov
  • The White House

    The White House offers tours of the East Wing, which my office can help submit a request for on your behalf. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis and can be submitted up to three months in advance, but no less than 21 days prior to your requested dates.  You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible, as there are a limited number of spaces available.  The White House also requires that security information be submitted as part of your tour application.  All White House tours are free of charge.  (Please note that our office cannot guarantee that your group will be approved and White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.)

    Whitehouse.gov
  • Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States.  My office can help coordinate a Congressional Lecture, which provides an overview of the judicial functions of the Supreme Court and the architecture of the building.  Afterwards, visitors are encouraged to explore the public spaces of the building where you will find numerous exhibitions.

    Visit the Supreme Court
  • Library of Congress

    The Library of Congress is one of the oldest and largest research libraries in the world.  My office can help arrange a private tour of the historic Thomas Jefferson Building that encompasses the history of the Library and the building’s symbolic art and architecture.

    Library of Congress
  • FBI Headquarters

    The FBI Headquarters opens its doors with the FBI Experience. My office can help submit a request for on your behalf to get a glimpse of the FBI’s history and life as an FBI agent. Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis and can be submitted up to four months in advance, but no less than three weeks prior to your requested dates.  You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible, as there are a limited number of spaces available.  The FBI also requires that security information be submitted as part of your tour application. (Please note that our office cannot guarantee that your group will be approved.)

    FBI Headquarters