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 Program

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Meet by the statue of astronaut, Jack Swigert, Jr., on the lower level.
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Thursday, April 11 at 1 p.m.
Today marks the anniversary of Apollo 13’s launch. Discover how art in the Capitol commemorates American space missions and recognizes the astronauts who led them. Meet by the statue of astronaut, Jack Swigert, Jr., on the lower level. Limited to first 15 participants.