Photograph of people walking outside on a Self-Guided Tour of Capitol Hill
Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.


Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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AOC employees plan renovations to Representative Tammy Duckworth's Office
A team of tradecrafts experts at the AOC transform an office into a completely...


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


The white marble Peace Monument was erected in 1877-1878 to commemorate the naval deaths at sea during the Civil War.
At the top of the Peace Monument, facing west, stand two classically robed female figures. Grief... More »
Bust of Thomas Jefferson.
The role of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) in the procurement of these busts involves working... More »


Up close detail of bronze figure on the Grant Memorial.
The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, star of the House of Cards opening sequence, is undergoing a... More »
A garden gnome placed in front of an open, tiny door in the U.S. Capitol.
Throughout the Capitol Building, visitors and staff often pause to imagine what is behind the... More »
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