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 The United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. against a blue sky background.
The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the...

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Visitor Guide Gives Tour of Rotunda
Please note: Many of these Capitol Hill buildings are working office buildings...

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Photo of Capitol Hill steps.
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AOC employee working on touching up columns in Statuary Hall
Next time you're in Statuary Hall on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol...

WHAT WE DO

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

STORIES

Saving Energy in the Workplace
Here at the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), our challenge is unique – we must maintain aging,... More »
President Lincoln's funeral procession.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, AOC Curator Barbara Wolanin... More »

EVENTS

"Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots" graphic.
Plant roots are vital components of the earth's ecosystem. They are necessary for plant growth,... More »
"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 »
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