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Washington DC, United States Capitol
United States Capitol
East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, DC, 20004 | 202-226-8000
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Touring the United States Capitol Building and Capitol Hill

Visit the legislative seat of the US Congress to see our government in action. This iconic dome towering over the National Mall is a must-see for any visitor interested in American history. Take a guided tour of the historic halls to see the famous Rotunda and learn about the nation's road to democracy. You can also visit the chambers when Congress is in session. Our hotel in the Navy Yard DC neighborhood is only a short Metro ride away from the United States Capitol Building.


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Monday to Saturday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


  • Guided Tours
  • Exhibits
  • Chamber Visits


  • Government
  • Art
  • History
  • Visitor Center
  • Architecture


  • Is there a fee to visit the US Capitol Building?

    Guided tours do not charge an admission fee. However, you need to reserve tickets in advance. There are two ways to get tickets. You can go through the office of your US Representative or Senator to book reservations. You can also use the online system to make see what's available during the dates of your visit.
  • What is included in the US Capitol Building tour?

    Each tour starts with a 13-minute film about the journey of American democracy. You also learn about the impressive architecture of the United States Capitol Building. During the tour, you get to see the most popular sites including the Crypt, the Rotunda, and National Statuary Hall. All tours begin and end at the Capitol Visitor Center.

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