Our office can assist with arranging several popular tours for residents of the 4th district in South Carolina. Tours of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the Pentagon, the U.S. Capitol, and the White House are granted on a first-come, first served basis. These tours are free and open to the public. Please keep in mind that each institution has a different tour office with different hours and procedures. Admittance is determined by the individual tour site or agency and not by our office.
If you have any questions about visiting Washington, D.C., please do not hesitate to call our office (202-225-6030) or email Rep. Gowdy through this website. It is our pleasure to assist you in your planning, and we hope to help make your trip to Washington, D.C., a memorable one.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing grants special requests for advanced tour reservations made through the office of your U.S. Representative. These tours are granted on a first-come, first-served basis and take place Monday through Friday at 8:15 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. April through August additional tour times are added every 15 minutes from 4:00 p.m. through 4:45 p.m.
Public walk-up tours of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing are available Monday through Friday. For more information about the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and their public walk-up tours, please visit their website: http://www.moneyfactory.gov/tours/washingtondctours.html
14th and C Streets, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20228
(866) 874-2330 (toll-free)
(202) 874-2330 (local)
Tours of the Pentagon are granted by the Pentagon Tour Office on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 90 days and up to 7 days in advance of a tour date. Pentagon tours take place Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
To schedule a tour of the Pentagon, please visit their website: http://pentagontours.osd.mil/tour-selection.jsp
Tours of the U.S. Capitol are granted by the Capitol Visitors Center on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 5 months in advance. Capitol tours take place Monday through Saturday from 8:50 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
For more information about visiting the U.S. Capitol, please reference the Capitol Visitor Center’s website: http://visitthecapitol.gov/
Tours of the White House are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis by the White House Visitors Office. Requests must be made a minimum of 21 days and a maximum of 3 months in advance of your desired tour date. The White House requires you provide your date of birth, social security number and city of residence to process your tour request. Once checking ‘The White House’ box below, we will notify The White House of your interest in a tour and they will send you a direct link to input your group’s information. Tours are conducted between 7:30am to 12:00pm Tuesday through Saturday.