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

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U.S. Capitol Building

The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the eastern end of the National Mall on a plateau 88 feet above the level of the Potomac River. Learn about the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol Building here, and take an interactive look at the building through the Architect's Virtual Capitol.

For information on touring the U.S. Capitol building visit: www.visitthecapitol.gov.

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