Washington, DC is always open. That means even during a a U.S. government shutdown there’s still lots to explore, including the District’s lively neighborhoods, off-the-Mall museums, award-winning restaurants and thriving arts and culture scene. Our visitors guide to a government shutdown has it all: Find out what's affected, choose from plenty of exciting things to see and do during your visit and so much more. No politics. No power plays. No problem.
The nation’s capital is open for business during a U.S. government shutdown. Get the latest info and discover the best things to see and do in DC.