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Lying in State of President Gerald Ford
The Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol has been considered the most suitable place...

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Prohibited Items at the U.S. Capitol Building
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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Dr. William Thornton
 The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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AOC employees plan renovations to Representative Tammy Duckworth's Office
A team of tradecrafts experts at the AOC transform an office into a completely...
  • 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.