***Please be advised that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, all U.S. Capitol Tours and all U.S. Capitol Office Buildings are closed to the public until further notice. Public tours of other popular attractions in Washington, D.C. – including the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court, the Treasury Building, the Pentagon and the White House – are also closed to the public. Please check back for updates.***
Congressman Sarbanes is pleased to help residents of Maryland's Third Congressional District plan a memorable and enriching visit to our nation’s capital. If you are considering a trip to Washington, D.C. and you live in Maryland's Third Congressional District, please contact Congressman Sarbanes' Washington, D.C. office for assistance at (202) 225-4016.
The D.C. office may be able to help you obtain tickets to many of Washington’s most popular attractions and historical landmarks, including the White House, the National Archives and the Pentagon. The Congressman's office can also schedule tours of the U.S. Capitol and provide passes to the House and Senate Galleries.
It is important to note that tour hours and ticket availability vary throughout the year, so please contact Congressman Sarbanes’ D.C. office at least 8-12 weeks in advance of your trip. Also, please be aware that due to the high volume of ticket and tour requests that are received, the Congressman's office is not able to guarantee the approval of your request.
White House Tickets
Obtaining a White House tour can be very difficult. It is very important to follow the below guidelines for your application to be considered.
The following are policies determined by the White House for those requesting tours through Congressional Offices:
- Tours must be requested at least three weeks in advance.
- Tours are only available Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Please submit the following information to process your request. A staff member will follow-up with you shortly.
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