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

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Embarkation of the Pilgrims
This painting depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell on July...

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Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill
Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

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Small Business Program
Information for Small Businesses interested in doing business with the...

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Masons work on Olmsted Terrace Steps
AOC is undertaking a project to repair, clean and preserve the Olmsted Terrace...

History

Construction of the U.S. Capitol Building began in 1793 atop Jenkins’ Hill, now often referred to as “Capitol Hill.” Since then many additional buildings have been constructed around this site to serve Congress and the Supreme Court. The last major addition being the Capitol Visitor Center, completed in 2008.

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