Visiting Washington DC

Washington, DC is home to some of our nation’s most important landmarks, museums and other sites. My office is happy to assist New Mexicans who are planning a trip. If you would like to visit the White House, U.S. Capitol or Pentagon, please click “Schedule a Tour” and a member of my staff will work to accommodate your request. Also visit Tom’s Tips for recommendations on places to visit and how to prepare for your trip.

U.S. Capitol

Tours: Guided tours hosted through the Capitol Visitors Center
Times: Monday to Saturday, 8:50 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Notes: Advance reservations are required for U.S. Capitol tours and my office can provide you with Senate gallery passes. Please also indicate in your tour request form if you are interested in viewing the Senate chamber. Be sure to spend some time in the Capitol Visitors Center, open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Tours: Guided tours
Times: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Notes: Guided tours of the Pentagon are available by reservation only and must be requested directly through the Pentagon Tours Office. Tour requests should be made at least two weeks in advance and submitted directly to the Pentagon at: If you have any questions about the tour request process, please feel free to contact my office.

White House

Tours: Self-guided tours of the historic East Wing
Times: Tuesday to Saturday (except for federal holidays or during special events)
Notes: The White House approves tour requests on a first-come, first-served basis and my office cannot offer any guarantees that your request will be approved. In order to increase your chances, please provide my staff with as much advanced notice as possible. All tour requests must be made at least six weeks in advance.

Please be aware that the White House will not offer tours from Tuesday, August 6 through Saturday, August 17.

Click the button below to complete the form on the next page to request a tour of the U.S. Capitol, the White House or the Pentagon.

Request a Tour