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

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A group of visitors walking in in front of the Capitol Building
Building, Infrastructure, People The Architect of the Capitol is committed to...

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Orchid Symphony is on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden through April 27, 2014
This February, visit the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) to see two new exhibitions...

Projects

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    Current Restoration Work

    As the final painting phase and scaffolding removal continues, window tops of the Dome's Second Story are now visible.

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    New U.S. Capitol Dome Cupola Windows

    Watch as new glass is rolled and trimmed to replace these badly damaged, unstable historical windows.

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    Expert Metalwork Revealed in Restoration

    See how the work to re-create decorative ornaments on the Dome is done.

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    Rotunda Interior Restoration

    The entire scaffolding system, including art protection, is expected to remain in the Rotunda through late summer 2016.

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U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration Project