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Representative Dwight Evans

Representing the 2nd District of Pennsylvania

Tours and Tickets

My office is happy to help arrange tours of various wonderful historic buildings in Washington, D.C. The main locations we help to coordinate tours of are at the: United States Capitol Building, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, State Department and White House.

Below you will find a short description of what you should expect to see on their tours during your visit. Please fill out the information below to submit your request. Please know my office will do the best we can to get all of your tours approved, but as some of the locations are incredibly popular not all of your tours will be approved. We look forward to your visit to D.C.! 

All tickets are provided to constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the large number of visitors, please request them as early as possible in order to maximize your chances. For information on sightseeing and attractions, please visit the Washington, DC Tourism Information page.

Requested Tours

Please select the tours your are interested in: (Check all that apply)

moneyfactory.gov

Located in the heart of the Nation's Capital, the BEP's Washington, DC Tour and Visitor Center is a great place to learn all about U.S. paper currency.  You can see millions of dollars being printed as you walk along the gallery overlooking the production floor!  The free 40-minute experience includes an introductory film and gallery tour of the production process. 

kennedy-center.org

The tour highlights the historic events that led up to the establishment of the national cultural center that is also our nation's living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, and includes an interactive exhibit on his life and presidency. Visitors also learn about the works of art given to the Center, such as Robert Berks's bust of President Kennedy, Willy Weber's Apollo X, and the stunning Israeli Lounge. If you group is smaller than 10 people there is no need to make a reservation.  The Kennedy center offers walk-up tours every 10 minutes, Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM or on Weekends 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. 

loc.gov

The Library of Congress offers hour-long, fully accessible docent-led tours of the historic Thomas Jefferson Building. The tour includes discussion of the building’s symbolic art and architecture and the history and work of the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. 

supremecourtus.gov

The Supreme Court Building was designed by Cass Gilbert and built from 1931 to 1935.  The Court first sat in the building on Monday, October 7, 1935.  The building, majestic in size and rich in ornamentation, serves as both home to the Court and the manifest symbol of its importance as a coequal, independent branch of government. The Supreme Court offers a public lecture when the Court is out of session. However, for groups smaller than 10 people there is no need to make a reservation. Please visit the Supreme Court’s website at https://www.supremecourt.gov/visiting/touringthebuilding to view the Court’s Lecture schedule.

state.gov

The Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the Department of State, which are used for official functions hosted by the Secretary of State and other high level government officials, are open for pre-arranged tours at no charge. These rooms hold a premier collection of 18th century American furniture, paintings and decorative arts.

 visitthecapitol.gov
 
The U.S. Capitol is home to the U.S. Congress and its two legislative bodies, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Through films, exhibits, and tours throughout the chamber, you will learn about how Congress works, how this magnificent building was built, and how citizens can participate in this extraordinary experiment called representative democracy.
 
whitehouse.gov

White House tour requests require additional personal information such as: name, birth date, place of birth, and social security number. Please be prepared to provide this information for members of your tour party when we respond to your initial request.

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