Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Visiting Our Nation’s Capital

Are you planning a visit to Washington, D.C.? I encourage you and your family to stop by my office – your home away from home in our nation’s capital. However long your stay, my office can help make arrangements to visit some of Washington’s most popular attractions.

Tour Requests

My office is able to help reserve tours of the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. These tours are an excellent way to see all that Washington, D.C. has to offer. Tickets are provided to my constituents at no charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please fill out the form below and indicate the tour(s) in which you are interested. Admittance is determined by each site or agency, not by my Congressional office. We cannot guarantee availability.

Due to the large number of visitors, please submit your tour request as early as possible to maximize your chances of obtaining tickets.


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Select Your Tour(s)

Please select each site you would like to visit:
Tickets are free and provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. If my office is unable to secure a reserved tour for the sites you selected, please know all locations except the White House are available for public tours.

Admittance is determined by each site or agency, not by my Congressional office. We cannot guarantee availability. Unless specified, tours are available Monday through Friday.
Security information is required for one or more of the tours you've selected. The following information is REQUIRED for each member of your party:
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Itinerary Information
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Please only list dates you are available from 7:00 am ET to 5:00 pm ET.
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Enter the total number of people in your group (including children).
Please describe any special accommodations you may require:



Other D.C. Sites of Interest

There are many other sites to see and places to explore in addition to the ones for which my office is able to help reserve tours.

National Mall and Memorial Parks
The sprawling lands of the National Mall and Memorial Parks extend from 3rd Street near the Capitol to 23rd Street and include the:

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • World War II Memorial

Smithsonian Museums
The Smithsonian consists of nineteen sites in the Washington, D.C. area. There are eleven museums and galleries situated along the National Mall and six museums and the National Zoo in the greater-DC area. The museums, galleries, and zoo are open to the public at no charge. Please visit si.edu/museums for a complete list of Smithsonian buildings in Washington, D.C.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is located at 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. The front of the museum is on 14th Street SW between Independence Avenue SW and C Street SW. Timed entry passes are required for self-guided tours of the Permanent Exhibition from March 1 to August 31. Passes are free if reserved in person and $1 if reserved online. No passes are necessary at other times of the year. You may enter the museum and view the other exhibits year-round without a ticket free of charge. For more information on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, please visit https://www.ushmm.org/information/visit-the-museum/plan-your-visit.