The FBI Experience is a self-guided tour at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The tour features interactive multimedia exhibits, content, and artifacts—including a number of items from notable cases on display for the very first time—that help illustrate the importance of the Bureau’s work to protect the nation.
Visitors to The FBI Experience will learn how the Bureau operates in the field, at Headquarters, and within communities across the country. They will also gain a rare look inside the organization’s investigative divisions, laboratory resources, professional occupations, and more. The rich experience tells the story of the FBI’s internal operations and history, as well as how its cooperation with local, state, federal, and international partners helps further its unique national security and law enforcement mission.
Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to meet outside the entrance
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Please Note: All visitors must be U.S. citizens or valid green card holders, and bring a valid government issued ID. All non-U.S. citizens must bring their permanent resident card and passport.
**Name submitted must match name on your government issued ID.**
The following items are strictly prohibited and may not be brought into FBI Headquarters:
- Backpacks, diaper bags, fanny packs, briefcases, luggage, computer and camera bags, or bags and purses larger than a clutch
- Point-and-shoot cameras, SLR cameras, or video recorders; cell phone cameras are permitted
- Food, beverages, tobacco products, personal grooming items (e.g. makeup, lotion, etc.)
- Any pointed objects
- Aerosol containers
- Guns, ammunition, fireworks, electric stun guns, mace, martial arts weapons/devices, or any knives
No storage facilities are available at FBI Headquarters. Individuals who arrive with prohibited items will not be permitted to enter.
FBI Visitor Information (pdf)