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Declaration of Independence
This painting depicts the moment on June 28, 1776, when the first draft 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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The AOC maintains the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Sheep on the White House lawn, taken between 1916-1919. Image courtesy Library of Congress
The Capitol Grounds have long been a haven for wildlife, with residents ranging...
  • About the U.S. Capitol
  • Apotheosis of Washington
  • Neoclassical Architecture on Capitol Hill
  • 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.