Coronavirus Update -Washington DC

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center will be closed for tours beginning Thursday, March 12, at 4:30 p.m. All tours are canceled. We expect to reopen for tours Thursday, April 1, at 8:30 a.m. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Capitol Visitor Center at a future date.

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As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all Smithsonian museums in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and New York City, including the National Zoo, will temporarily close to the public starting Saturday, March 14. We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a week-to-week basis on social media and our websites.

The White House and Pentagon announced Thursday that tours will be suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Please continue to check back daily, we will post updates as we receive them.
We are sending you all warm thoughts during this difficult time. Stay safe friends.



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