Visiting the Sights of Washington D.C.

Our Office can help you book several different tours for your upcoming trip to Washington, DC to make it a truly special visit. Below please find information on the most popular tours, those for the Capitol and the White House. Please make sure to include your name, the number of visitors, and the sites you would like to visit when you call or email your request. For more information and to book tours please contact our office at tours@ronjohnson.senate.gov or call our office at (202) 224-5323.

Capitol Tours:

Please note that the Capitol Visitor Center has temporarily closed for tours due to the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus concerns.  Once tours resume, the following information will apply.  

Our Office can assist you in booking tours of the United States Capitol Building. Although getting into the Capitol does require tickets, the Capitol Visitor Center(CVC) is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please contact our office for more information and for assistance in booking these tours. Please be sure to include the dates of your trip and the number of people who would like to join the tour. Staff-guided tours may be possible for weekday visitors. For Saturday visitors, all tours will be led by the professional CVC guides.

Please note that when visiting the Capitol Building, there are certain items that are prohibited from the facility. For a full list of these items please click here. If you have any questions feel free to contact our office.

If you are interested in visiting the Senate gallery to see our government “in action,” please stop by my Washington office in 328 Hart Senate Office Building to get passes.

Until Capitol tours resume, below is a virtual tour of the building courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol: 

Virtual US Capitol Tour

White House Tours:

Please note that the White House is also closed for tours.  For more information, contact the White House visitor's center at 202-208-1631. 

Our office can assist you in booking tours of The White House. The White House requires an email address, the number of guests in your party, and up to 3 dates at the time the initial request is made. With this, our office can submit a request for your RSVP link. The White House requires all security information to be submitted via the RSVP link at least 21 days in advance.  The White House requires the following information from everyone attending the tour:


-First, Middle, and Last Name
-Date of Birth
-Social Security Number
-Gender
-Country of Citizenship
-Country of Birth
-Home State and City

Please note that White House tours are extremely popular and space is limited.  The White House is open Tuesday through Saturday with tours taking place in the mornings.  Furthermore, tours can be canceled or changed at any point.  The White House accepts requests up to 90 days in advance. Due to the high volume of requests received by the White House, requests may be denied. These decisions are made by the White House and are beyond our control.


Please email our office at tours@ronjohnson.senate.gov if you are interested in a White House Tour. We will then submit your email address, the number of guests in your party, and up to 3 dates to the White House so they can send you the White House RSVP link to be completed.