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A view of The vaulted, ornately decorated corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing in the U.S. Capitol Building are called the Brumidi Corridors in honor of Constantino Brumidi, the Italian artist who designed the murals and the major elements.
The vaulted, ornately decorated corridors on the first floor of the Senate...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Photo of a Roots and Reflections tour at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
The U.S. Botanic Garden is committed to welcoming every visitor by providing...

WHAT WE DO

Stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

STORIES

Capitol Visitor Center rendering of south entrance.
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) works to continually improve physical access across the Capitol... More »
Pickford Theater in the Madison Building.
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) works to continually improve physical access across the Capitol... More »

EVENTS

"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Capitol Visitor Center's new exhibit entitled... More »
"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth,... More »
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