U.S. Capitol Reopening to Public

The legislative building has been closed for over two years due to COVID. 

Beginning Monday, March 28, the U.S. Capitol will reopen to the public with limited tours. Visitors to Washington, D.C. have not been welcomed into the national landmark since the Capitol closed its doors to the public two years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The building will open in phases, and will initially allow member-led and staff-led tours with a maximum of 15 guests per tour guide. School group tours for students enrolled in K-12 will also be allowed to visit on a limited basis. 

So far, the Capitol Visitor Center’s gift shop will be open during phase one, but the House Gallery will remain closed. Tour reservations are required for select time slots before entry can be granted. Reservations must be submitted through the Capitol’s online Congressional Tour Scheduler. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For federal legislators and their staff as the Capitol Building reopens.
  • For Capitol Police as they work to secure and safeguard the legislative chambers and offices.

Sources: Fox News, The Hill


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