Visiting Washington D.C.

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. ***Please be advised that as of Thursday, March 12, all U.S. Capitol tours have been postponed through the end of March.***

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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Requested Tours

Please choose three dates everyone in your party is available to tour the White House. Tours are available Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., and Friday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The tours are self-guided.

White House tours may be submitted up to 6 months in advance, but no later than 3 weeks before the requested tour date.

Each person in your tour party must submit security information to the White House via a link they provide.

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(You must be available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on any date you put in this box. Also, please include any and all dates you are available).
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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.

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