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.

Seen on Screen

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Meet at the entrance to Exhibition Hall
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Fridays – 1:30 p.m.
Presented in conjunction with Congress and the World Wars on display in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.

  • “We’re in the Army Now”
    Fridays, August 4, 18, 25
    Discover how the U.S. Army used motion picture techniques to recruit women for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II.
  • “Winston Churchill’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress”
    Friday, August 11
    Special guest Mary Jo Binker, editor of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, discusses this historical address, delivered December 26, 1941.
    Presented in partnership with the United States Capitol Historical Society.