Photograph of people walking outside on a Self-Guided Tour of Capitol Hill
Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.


The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...


The hanging of the Capitol Christmas Tree lights is the job of the Architect of the Capitol Capitol Grounds Division.
Preparing the Christmas tree is a true team effort for the Architect of the...

Press Room

Apr 26, 2017
The Architect of the Capitol was recently awarded a 2017 John Russell Pope...
Mar 30, 2017
Updated: May 18, 2017 This year's series of concerts will be inaugurated...
Mar 13, 2017
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, a section of the U.S. Capitol Grounds West...
Feb 24, 2017
From the U.S. Capitol Police: On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, President...


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