Visiting D.C.

Visiting D.C.

Due to the ongoing threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, many of the most popular tours in Washington, DC are unavailable. Please check back for updates as circumstances are subject to change based on local restrictions.

The U.S. Capitol
The Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) is closed for tours. 

Gallery Passes
The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate galleries are currently closed. 

The White House
The White House resumed limited public tours with added safety precautions on September 12, 2020. Access is extremely limited and subject to the discretion of the White House Visitors Office. For security purposes, White House tours require more personal information than other sites, and tours must be requested from the White House Visitors Office at least 30 days in advance.

Constituents are required to go through their federal representative’s office to arrange a White House tour. Senator Rubio’s Office can submit a request to the White House for you. For more information click here.

The Pentagon
The Pentagon is currently closed for tours.

The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is currently closed for tours.

The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is currently closed to the public.  

The U.S. Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden is currently closed to the public. 

The Kennedy Center
The Kennedy Center is located at 2700 F St. NW and is partially open. For more information, call (202) 416-8340 or click here.

Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery is located on Memorial Drive in Arlington, Va. and is open to the public with various restrictions. For more information, please call (703) 607-8000 or click  here.

Closest Metro: Arlington Cemetery

Mt. Vernon - Home of President George Washington
Mount Vernon is located at 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway in Mount Vernon, Va., about 16 miles south of Washington, D.C.  Mt. Vernon is open to the public with various restrictions. For more information, call (703) 780-2000 or click here.

Closest Metro: Huntington Station to Fairfax Connector Bus

Washington Nationals Ballpark
Nationals Park is closed to the public. 

Museums

Smithsonian Museums
The Smithsonian is a collection of 14 museums and sites in the Washington, D.C. area. The Smithsonian's National Zoo and the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia are open to the public. Free, timed-entry passes are required for entry. All other Smithsonian museums remain temporarily closed. Outdoor gardens are now open. Admission to all museums is free.

National Archives
The National Archives are closed to the public. 

International Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum is located at 800 F St. NW. and is currently open with various restrictions in place. There is a fee for admission. For more information, please click here or call (866) 779-6873 or (202) 393-7798.

Closest Metro: Gallery Place (exit at either 7th & F Streets or 9th & G Streets)

The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art is currently open with various restrictions in place.   Admission is free. For more information, please click here or call (202) 842-6592

Closest Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is closed to the public.  

Ford's Theatre and Lincoln Museum
Ford’s Theatre and Lincoln Museum are currently closed to the public.  

Memorials and monuments

The Washington Monument
The Washington Monument, located on the National Mall between 15th and 17th Streets SW, is currently closed for tours.  

Closest Metro: Smithsonian

Jefferson Memorial
The Jefferson Memorial is located at 14th Street SW on the Tidal Basin and is currently open to the public. Admission is free.  For more information please call (202) 426-6841 or click here.

Closest Metro: Smithsonian

Lincoln Memorial
The Lincoln Memorial is located at West Potomac Park and 23rd Street NW and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information please call (202) 426-6841 or click here.

Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located on Ohio Drive SW and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information please call (202) 426-6841 or click here.

Closest Metro: Smithsonian

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is located at 1850 West Basin Drive SW and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information please call (202) 376-6704 or click here.

Closest Metro: Smithsonian

World War II Memorial
The World War II Memorial is located at 17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence avenues NW and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information call (202) 619-7222 or click here.

Closest Metro: Smithsonian

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located at Constitution Avenue and 21st Street NW and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information please call (202) 634-1568 or click here.

Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU

Korean War Veterans Memorial
The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located adjacent to the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on the National Mall and is currently open to the public. Admission is free. For more information please call (202) 619-7222 or click here.

Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom/GWU