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

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Russell Senate Office Building
The Russell Senate Office Building (built 1903-1908) is the oldest of the...

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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
AOC’s annual Performance and Accountability Report provides the results of the...

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Car of History Clock
Sharon Gang, communications & marketing manager at the Capitol Visitor...
  • About the U.S. Capitol
  • The Apotheosis of Washington fresco is suspended 180 feet above the Rotunda floor and  depicts George Washington rising to the heavens in glory, flanked by female figures representing Liberty and Victory/Fame and surrounded by six groups of figures.
  • Outside view of The U.S. Supreme Court Building that was modeled after classical Roman temples.
  • About the Grounds

Architecture

Architecture
Learn about the architecture of U.S. Capitol Building and the other buildings and grounds on Capitol Hill.

Art

George Washington Art
The works of art on Capitol Hill reflect the development of the United States and the Congress.

Capitol Grounds

Capitol Grounds
The U.S. Capitol Grounds are approximately 274 acres featuring beautiful views and monuments.

Facts

Facts
Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Capitol Hill.