People from all over the country and world visit Washington, DC to explore major tourist attractions including the White House and US Capitol; but the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton exclusively arranges tours for DC residents. Non DC residents should contact their Congressional Representative or National Embassy. Congresswoman Norton's office arranges tours for the following federal buildings for DC RESIDENTS ONLY:
Information on White House Tours
The Secret Service requires a minimum on 30 days in order to process the background check for everyone planning on visiting the White House.
*With the election of President Obama, there has been a resurgence in requests for White House tours amongst DC residents, so it is very important to place tour requests several months in advance in order to have a likely chance of securing a tour on your requested tour dates.*
*All visitors must complete the form below in addition to the security form on the next page, before a tour can be arranged Tour security forms may be emailed to email@example.com or faxed to (202) 225-3002. If you have any questions, please call (202) 225-8050.
All tour requests should be submitted at least three months in advance in order to secure the requested tour date(s).
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton encourages DC students to visit the US Capitol. The office of Congresswoman Norton will assist by arranging for students to meet with the Congresswoman, tour her Capitol Hill Office, tour the US Capitol, and watch US Senators and Representatives debate issues in a hearing or on the Senate or House floor. To participate please fill out the following form D.C Students at the Capitol.
The US Capitol Visitors Center now entails Emancipation Hall, two orientation theaters, a 530 seat restaurant, two gift shops, ample restrooms, and a secure environment.
House and Senate Gallery passes are available for DC Residents in the Capitol Hill office of Congresswoman Norton and may be picked up during normal office hours from 9am-6pm, Monday through Friday.
*During the holiday season, it’s very important to place tour requests several months in advance, in order to ensure you'll receive a tour on your requested tour date.*
Senate's Virtual Tour of the Capitol
Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Department of Treasury
*All tour security forms may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 225-3002. If you have any questions, you may call (202) 225-8050.
All tour requests are urged to be submitted at least three months in advance in order to secure the requested tour date(s).
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