Lying in State of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

The public is invited to pay their respects to Representative Elijah E. Cummings Thursday, October 24 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Please enter through the Capitol Visitor Center.

On Thursday, October 24, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed for normal operations, and all Capitol tours are cancelled.

On Wednesday, October 23, the second floor of the Capitol will be closed to the public. The Capitol Visitor Center will offer modified tours of the Capitol.

If you have a tour reservation and would like to reschedule, please click here or contact the Visitor Services Office at (202)226-8000.

On Friday, October 25, the Capitol Visitor Center will reopen for normal operations and Capitol tours at 8:30 a.m.

This Day in History

Meet at the POW/MIA chair.

Thursday, June 6 at 1 p.m.
To mark D-Day, visit the statue of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Rotunda and learn how a photograph taken the day before the invasion inspired the art we now see in the Capitol. Meet at the POW/MIA chair. Limited to first 15 participants.