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

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The Architect's Virtual Capitol
Explore the buildings of Capitol Hill through a historic timeline, videos and...

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

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Publications
The Architect of the Capitol annually publishes a wide variety of publications...

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National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for the care and preservation of...

Tours

Free tours of the inside of the historic U.S. Capitol Building begin at the Capitol Visitor Center. Advance reservations are highly recommended either though your Member of Congress or www.visitthecapitol.gov (only a limited number of same-day tickets are available at the Capitol Visitor Center). The Capitol grounds are open 24 hours-a-day every day of the year, with the exception of special events. Other venues on Capitol Hill offer guide-led and self-guided tours including the Library of Congress and Supreme Court.  

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