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Congressman Schiff's office is pleased to assist constituents in setting up tours of the U.S. Capitol, and other Washington, D.C. sites.
In addition, you can request an information packet from Congressman Schiff’s Washington office which includes public tour information, maps and brochures about the Washington area.
White House Tickets
Unfortunately, the White House has limited its tours since 2001. The White House requests that each Congressional office submit a request for a tour, and begins accepting requests 6 months in advance. The availability of tours is limited and space typically fills up three months in advance. March through September is the busiest season for White House requests. Tours are selected by the White House Visitors Office by lottery from the 535 Congressional offices.
Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to six months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available. Please note that White House tours may be subject to last minute cancellation.
We will make every attempt to secure a White House tour for you, but due to their limited tour schedule, it may not be possible. The White House Visitor Center and Museum Shop is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, however, and is located at 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
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The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building, and one of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world.
The Kennedy Center
Take a free tour and see the Hall of States and Hall of Nations, the Center's main theaters, and dozens of paintings, sculptures, and other artworks given to the Center by foreign countries.
The White House’s collection of fine and decorative arts includes historic objects associated with the White House and the Presidency and significant or representative works by a variety of American and European artists and craftsmen that are consistent with the historic character of the house.
Engraving and Printing
The BEP's Tour and Visitor Center is a great place to learn all about U.S. paper currency. You can see millions of dollars being printed as you walk along the gallery overlooking the production floor! The free 40-minute experience includes an introductory film and gallery tour of the production process.
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