Visiting D.C.

If you are planning a visit to Washington, D.C., Senator Pete Ricketts’ office can help you schedule tours at the U.S. Capitol and the White House.

If you would like to request a tour, please utilize the form here.  If you have any questions regarding your tour scheduled with our office, please contact tours@ricketts.senate.gov.

The United States Capitol: Senate offices are permitted to bring groups of up to 15 people on a staff-led tour. Our staff-led tours are available Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are planned on a first come, first served basis. Schools and larger groups can book tours of up to 50 people that will be led by the Capitol Visitor Center and can be reserved here.

The White House: The White House is currently offering tours on Tuesdays-Saturdays. Please note, White House tour requests can only be placed up to three months in advance and are not guaranteed to be granted. If you wish to request a tour, you may fill out the tour request form tour request form or contact our office. Tour decisions are made by the White House Visitor Center approximately 2-3 weeks prior to the requested tour date.

The Nebraska Breakfast is Capitol Hill’s longest-running all-delegation event. For over 80 years, Nebraska’s senators and representatives have hosted Nebraskans who are visiting Washington, DC. The event is held weekly from March to September on Wednesdays when the House and Senate are both in session.

Learn more about participating in that tradition here.  If you need further assistance planning the rest of your visit, please feel free to utilize the resources in the side bar.