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Washington, DC Tours - Fall/Winter Tour and Visitor Center Hours of Operation

Tour and Visitor Center Fall/Winter Hours of Operation

Admission is free.  Tickets are not required to visit, September 5, 2017 through March 2, 2018.

The entrance is located on 14th Street, SW, near C Street. 

Hours of Operation – September 5, 2017 until March 23, 2018


9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Advanced Reservations for Large Groups Only)

Tour runs every 15 minutes


Visitor Center & Gift Shop                         

8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.


BEP offers tours on a first-come, first-served basis.  All visitors are required to pass through a security screening.

Visitors must wait at the entrance for tour guide direction to enter the building.

BEP is closed to the public on the following dates through March 2018:

Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, December 22 — January 2 BEP’s annual closure
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, February 19 Presidents Day

The BEP is a federal government organization and adheres to closure, late arrival or early dismissal guidance issued by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  OPM determines the federal agency operating status for the Washington, DC area.

For up-to-date opening and closing information, please telephone the Washington, DC Tour and Visitor Center locally at (202) 874-2330 or toll-free at (866) 874-2330 to speak directly with the tour scheduler during regular business hours. Please be advised that tour policies and hours are subject to change without public notification.