Arlington National Cemetery: is open to the public at 8:00am, 365 days a year. From April 1 to Sept. 30 the cemetery closes at 7:00pm. From October 1 to March 31 it closes at 5:00pm. There is a $20-$25, bus parking fee which is the group’s responsibility. School and civic organizations, who want a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown must follow certain procedures. A representative of the organization must write to Arlington National Cemetery, Attn: Public Wreath Ceremonies, Arlington, VA 22211 on organizational letterhead. The sender should indicate on the outside of the envelope that it is a "wreath-laying request." This letter should provide complete contact information (name, address, phone and fax number, and e-mail address), the requested visit date, and schedule limitations. No fax, e-mail, or telephone requests are accepted. Once the request is received, a Public Wreath Coordinator of Arlington National Cemetery will call to make further arrangements and provide instructions only if the date/time is available.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tours: is open from 9:00am - 2:00pm Monday through Friday. The Bureau is closed on weekends and federal holidays. Tours may be suspended if the Department of Homeland Security raises the threat level to Orange. Visitors must obtain free tickets for tours on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 8:00am each morning at the ticket booth on Raoul Wallenberg Place. Please call the Tour Office at (202) 874-2330 and listen to the detailed recording to obtain group reservation


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