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 in the Senate Theater in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.
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Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at 1:30 p.m.
In honor of Pearl Harbor Day, watch a 5-minute clip from President Franklin Roosevelt’s famous Infamy Speech, presented before a Joint Session of Congress. Then view images from the National Archives of the speech and other documents associated with this important time in our country’s history.