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

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In the late 19th century the architectural style of the Thomas Jefferson Building was said to be "Italian Renaissance." Today, it is recognized as a premier example of the Beaux Arts style, which is theatrical, heavily ornamented and kinetic. It is a style perfectly suited to a young, wealthy, and imperialistic nation in its Gilded Age.
The Library of Congress began in 1800 with a small appropriation to buy...

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A crowd of people visiting the Capitol during visitor hours
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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The Architect of the Capitol is committed to the preservation and stewardship...

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Work Photography of a Worker repairing the Hart Roof at sunset.
Construction activities for the repair and replacement of the Hart Senate...

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Outdoor Capitol Grounds Tours

Event Location: 
Capitol Grounds
The U.S. Capitol Grounds

Saturday, April 12 through Monday, April 28, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. — Explore the Capitol building and grounds on this 50-minute guided tour offered daily at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Meet at the North Gift Shop inside the Capitol Visitor Center. No reservations or passes are required.

 
For more information about special tours at the Capitol visit: http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities/.
 
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Capitol Grounds
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