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

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The Old Supreme Court Chamber is the first room constructed for the use of the nation's highest judiciary body and was used by the Court from 1810 until 1860. Built by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, it was a significant architectural achievement, for the size and structure of its vaulted, semicircular ceiling were virtually unprecedented in the United States.
The Old Supreme Court Chamber is the first room constructed for the use of the...

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Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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

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Black and white photograph of Union Troops lined up in front of the Capitol in 1861
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a...

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Outdoor Capitol Grounds Tours

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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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