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

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Layout of the Capitol Grounds drawn by Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted in 1874.
Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed the U.S. Capitol Grounds in...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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An AOC worker mowing the grass on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol
The roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an...

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Warehouses in Fort Meade, Maryland store items such as statues that were once displayed on the East Front of the Capitol.
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for managing all of the buildings...

Plan Your Visit

  • A virtual Map of Capitol Hill from above
  • Snapshot of a crowd of people on a guided tour through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol