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United States Capitol Washington
United States Capitol
Category: Attractions
East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, 20004 United States Capitol phone number 202-226-8000

United states capitol Building: Tours, Legislation, congress 

The epicenter of American politics, the Capitol Building is an active landmark that represents democracy to millions around the world. Although a popular tourist destination, the U.S. Capitol is the "The Hill," an iconic yet bustling building of politics and discourse. Take a guided tour of the historic Capitol to explore the Crypt, the iconic Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall. See the artifacts and original documents of Exhibition Hall, the only exhibit in the world dedicated to the history of the U.S. Congress. If Congress is in session, watch history in the making from the viewing gallery.

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8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m (Mon.- Sat.)


  • Special Exhibits 
  • Congress Sessions
  • Capitol Visitor Center Encounter


  • Guided Tours
  • Artifacts
  • Exhibits 
  • Gallery
  • Orientation Theater


  • When Should I Plan To Arrive For A Tour?

    If you plan to tour the Capitol, it's advisable to arrive approximately 45 minutes before your scheduled tour. All visitors must undergo an initial security screening, which may take some time during peak visiting hours. However, visitors have the opportunity to explore Exhibition Hall while they wait.
  • Can I Have A Tour Of The Capitol In Any Language Besides English?

    Tours of the U.S. Capitol are given in English by professional tour guides. However, listening devices are available for the orientation video and to guide foreign-speaking visitors through the Exhibition Hall. Currently, the Capitol has listening devices in Spanish, French, German, Japanese and Mandarin.

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