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.

For the Press

Welcome to the US Capitol Visitor Center’s press center.

A Race for the Wires
A Race for the Wires---Energy of the Reporters; After Theodore Davis; Harper’s Weekly, 03/21/1868; U.S. Senate Collection

Here you’ll find high resolution photographs and renderings, fact sheets and other information about the Capitol and the Visitor Center.

Media Contacts

Tom Casey, Director of Marketing and Communications
(202) 593-0099
tom.casey@aoc.gov

For Media with questions about the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Contact:
Laura Trivers, Communications Specialist
202-593-1829
laura.trivers@aoc.gov

Mailing Address

United States Capitol
Capitol Visitor Center
Washington, DC 20510