Inaugural Swearing-in Ceremony Map and Directions
This map shows the viewing areas and security access routes for the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Swearing-in Ceremony. Every person attending the Swearing-in Ceremony on the Capitol Grounds is required to have a ticket, including children (with the
exception of infants too young to walk). The tickets are color coded and correspond to a specific section. Ticketed guests must enter the Capitol Grounds through the security entry point designated for their particular section. Security screening gates will open at 7:00 a.m. and the formal program begins at 11:30 a.m. Guests not through the screening points by 11:30 a.m. may not be allowed to enter. Read more about security at the inauguration. Please see more details about the color coded sections below the map.
NOTE: There are separate security entrances for the Inaugural Parade. For details, see the Inaugural Parade Route Map.
For more information about the inaugural events, see Presidential Inauguration 2013.
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Security Entrances for the Ticketed Areas of the Swearing-in Ceremony
Non-Ticketed Access to the National MallViewing the Inaugural ceremonies from the National Mall does not require tickets. The non-ticketed area of the National Mall begins at 4th Street NW, and extends towards the Washington Monument. Entry points to the non-ticketed portion of the National Mall are located at:
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