Congressman Patrick Meehan

Representing the 7th District of Pennsylvania

Visit Washington DC

Visiting Washington, DC is an exciting and educational experience. My door is always open to you, so please don't hesitate to stop by my office to visit with me and my staff.

Click here to access our Washington DC tour form, which needs to be filled out in order to schedule various tours around Washington.  If you have any additional questions about this process, my staff can serve as a resource to you in booking tours for your trip. Please contact my office at (202) 225-2011. Below is information about two of the most popular tours, as well as a helpful link to information about other popular tourist sites in Washington.

The United States Capitol

General admission tickets for the United States Capitol are available Monday through Saturday on a first come first serve basis, so arrive early.  Tickets are distributed beginning at 8:00 am, and tours are conducted from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI Education Center is closed for renovations. They are not currently conducting any tours or accepting any reservations. As soon as tours resume, our office will update our webpage. Thank you for your patience.

The White House

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have announced the official reopening of public tours at the White House. Public tours must be requested through Members of Congress, and requests may be submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. Tours are scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are interested in requesting tour, please submit your request on my website or contact my Washington D.C. office at 202-225-2011.

Tours are self-guided, last approximately 45 minutes, and are available during the following hours:

Tuesday – Thursday from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Friday – Saturday from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM

All White House tours are free of charge. Further details, including what visitors will need to access the White House campus, can be found at