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.

Talking Points: The 15th Amendment

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Wednesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10 a.m.
Take a moment to learn about the road to the 15th amendment and early African American Congressional leaders. Objects and images related to the Reconstruction period will be highlighted during this museum encounter. Meet at the entrance of Exhibition Hall.