Are you planning a trip to Washington, D.C.? My office can help arrange a Capitol Tour, request a White House tour or make recommendations on other sites of interest around our nation’s capitol.

Capitol Tours:

Capitol RotundaMy office schedules staff-led Capitol tours Monday through Friday, except on federal holidays, between the hours of 9:30 AM – 3 PM. Please contact my tour coordinator at (202) 224-2321 or toll-free from South Dakota at 1-866-850-3855 to arrange a tour. Reservations for staff-led tours are required, and it is recommended that you make your reservation at least one month in advance. If you are interested in a Saturday tour of the Capitol, tours are available through the Capitol Visitors Center. You can access their website at http://www.visitthecapitol.gov.

White House Tours

The White House announced that public tours of the East Wing and Executive Residence will resume on November 5th, 2013. A limited number of self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Please contact my tour coordinator at (202) 224-2321 or toll-free from South Dakota at 1-866-850-3855 to request a tour of the White House. Reservations are required and requests may be made up to 6 months in advance and no less that 21 days in advance. Tours are limited and reservations are subject to availability.

Please note some dates may be cancelled at the discretion of the White House due to special events.

Tour decisions are made by the White House Visitors Office approximately 2-3 weeks prior to your requested tour date. My office will contact you when we receive notification from White House staff.

In order to honor your request my office must submit security information, including legal name (first, middle initial, and last), Social Security Number, date of birth, and current city and state of each individual wishing to participate in the tour.

NOTE: Please remember all tour approvals are made by the White House Visitors Office and are subject to last minute cancellation.

For additional information about the White House, visit the White House Visitor Center located on the southeast corner of 15th and E Streets (1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW) or the official White House tour website at http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/tours-and-events. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Visitors may also call the White House Visitors Office 24-hour line at 202-456-7041 for the most current tour information.