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: “G.I. Bill of Rights”

Meet in the Senate Theater in Exhibition Hall.

Fridays, November 3, 10, 24 – 1:30 p.m.
Produced for the Army-Navy Screen Magazine for members of the armed forces, this film outlines opportunities offered by the G.I. Bill of Rights, unanimously passed by the House and Senate and signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt June 22, 1944. Meet in the Senate Theater in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.