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.

How to Modify or Cancel Your Reservation

You can cancel your reservation via your account in the Capitol Visitor Center’s online reservation system.

  1. Go to https://tours.visitthecapitol.gov (A new page will open.)

  2. Beneath the blue banner reading “Reserve a Tour of the Capitol,” click on the link to log in. (A sign in/signup dialog box will open.)

  3. In the sign in section, log in with your email address and password.

  4. Search for reservations by clicking “More” in the “My Reservations” tab.

  5. Once you have located your reservation, click the link to “Cancel.”

If you made your reservation through a Congressional office or a tour company, please contact them directly to cancel your reservation.