Available Tour Times: 12 p.m.
& 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays)
Doors open 15 minutes before tour time.
330 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20237
Reservations (recommended) can be made online
or by phone (202) 203-4990.
Commercial Tour Companies:
To find out how to include VOA in your tour route,
please call (202) 203-4959 or e-mail us (firstname.lastname@example.org
Tours are conducted in English. Tour versions in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese are available upon request in advance.
A special kid's version of the tour is also available for families and school groups upon request.
Recommended for children 7 and above;
For school groups grades 5 and up
Call to arrange for groups of 5 or more (202) 203-4990.
Groups are limited to 25 people.
When making reservations, please indicate if wheelchair or other assistance is required.
Public lots located nearby
L'Enfant Plaza Metro
(Yellow, Green, Blue, and Orange lines)
Take the 7th Street/Maryland Ave. exit and walk east to VOA's entrance on Independence Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Streets.
Federal Center Southwest Metro
(Blue & Orange lines)
Exit onto 3rd Street, turn left and walk three blocks to Independence Avenue. Turn left onto Independence. VOA's entrance is in the middle of the block, between 3rd and 4th Streets.
All bags and visitors will be screened. Visitors should plan to arrive 10 minutes before their scheduled tour. Avoid bringing unnecessary belongings. Weapons and sharp objects are prohibited. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires visitors and guests entering all federal facilities, including the VOA building, to present a valid US federal or state-issued picture ID, such as a driver's license, passport or state-issued ID. A non-US citizen is required to provide their passport. The building guards cannot accept other documents or waive these requirements.