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Outdoor Walking Tours

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Capitol Visitor Center
Capitol Grounds

Monday - Saturday at 1 p.m. - The Capitol is set amidst 58.8 acres of winding paths, memorial trees, inviting benches and beautiful plantings that are changed seasonally. The Capitol Grounds today reflect a plan completed in 1892 by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Visitors are welcome to explore the grounds on their own or take a 50-minute Guide-led outdoor tour, weather permitting. The tours are offered Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. The tours will begin at the North Gift Shop on the upper level of the Capitol Visitor Center. For more information about special tours at the U.S. Capitol, visit: http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities/.

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