If you plan to visit Washington, D.C., my office is happy to help arrange tickets to various attractions.
Some attractions don't require tickets, including the 13 museums of the Smithsonian Institution.
Tours My Office Can Arrange:
White House (Requests need to be made 5-6 months in advance)
Please note that tours are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and many sites are booked one to two months in advance. The White House and Bureau of Engraving and Printing are often booked five to six months in advance, especially during the peak season (April-July). Since sites tend to fill up quickly, please request tours as far in advance as possible.
How to Request Tour Reservations:
ONLINE: The fastest and most efficient way to request tours is to do so using our online form. The form provides spaces for you to fill out your contact information, and also has a blank message box where you can list the dates of your visit and the tours you’d like to request. After you have filled out the form, click “Submit” to submit your request directly to our office. Once you have successfully submitted the form, you will receive an email message letting you know that we have received your request. We will begin processing your request immediately, and you can expect to hear from us regarding your tour schedule approximately two weeks before your visit.
MAIL OR FAX: Please send a letter to our Washington, D.C. office that includes the following information:
Mailing address for our Washington, D.C. office:
Senator Patty Murray
173 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Fax number for our Washington, D.C. office:
Please note that it takes approximately one to two weeks for letter mail to reach our office from Washington State.
How You Will Receive Information About Your Tours:
Almost all tour reservations (excluding the Kennedy Center) require no paper tickets. Your reservations are held under your name for a certain date and time. You will receive an email itinerary approximately two weeks before your requested tour dates, and that email will contain all of the information you will need for your tours. If you requested a tour of the Kennedy Center, you will receive instructions in your email itinerary regarding how you can pick up your paper tickets for that tour.
Join Me for Coffee:
If you will be in Washington, DC on a Wednesday morning when the Senate is in session, you are welcome to join me for coffee in my office. Please RSVP by calling my office in Washington, D.C. at (202) 224-1425.