Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, preserving America's Capitol, and inspiring memorable experiences

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Abraham Lincoln Bust
The bust of Abraham Lincoln features Lincoln’s head seemingly emerging from...

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Getting Here
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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AOC gardener at the U.S. Botanic Garden
Information about working for the Architect of the Capitol:

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Union Troops at the Capitol - 1861
Weekdays at 3 p.m. — In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, a...

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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