The program, under the purview of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, hosts more than 100,000 visitors annually. The tour lasts for approximately 60 minutes and follows a route that is approximately one and one half miles in length. Each tour includes the mission of the Department of Defense and each of its branches of service, and visits numerous displays that highlight and depict significant moments in military history.
Plan a Visit
To take a guided tour of the Pentagon, you must make a reservation in advance. Note that tour schedules can fill up quickly, so it is advisable to book your tour well in advance of your visit. Please review our Tour Guidelines and Security Information.
Hours: All guided tours of the Pentagon are free and available by reservation only. Tours are conducted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tours are not conducted on weekends or federal holidays.
Book a Tour: U.S. Residents can reserve a tour using this website or by contacting their Congressional and Senate Representative. The Congressional office staffs often submit requests for constituents. Contact information for state representatives can be found at either www.house.gov for your Congressional office or www.senate.gov for your Senator’s office.
Tours can be arranged directly through the Pentagon Tour Office using an online reservations system. Click the button below to reserve your tour date and time