ALEXANDRIA VISITORS CENTER
In the reconstructed home of city founder William Ramsay, brochures, tickets, maps, gifts. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 221 King St., Alexandria, 703.746.3301 Metro: King St.
D.C. TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER
Tour advice, brochures, city guides, maps. Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m.5 p.m. Closed weekends. 506 9th St. NW at E St., 202.347.7201 Metro: Gallery Pl- Chinatown
U. S. CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER
Entryway to the U. S. Capitol with exhibits, artifacts, interactive kiosks. No passes required to enter the center. Mon.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Guided one-hour Capitol tours Mon.-Sat. 8:50 a.m.3:20 p.m. Free. Admission to House or Senate galleries issued by a constituent’s representative or senator. Some same- day passes at CVC information desks. Below the East Plaza of the Capitol between Constitution & Independence aves., 202.226.8000 Metro: Capitol South
WHITE HOUSE VISITOR CENTER
Reopened after a $12.5 million renovation with free interactive exhibits, videos of the residence and its occupants. Free. Gift shop. Daily 7:30 a.m.4 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving) 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW at 15th St. NW, 202.208.1631 Metro: Federal Triangle