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

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Bartholdi Fountain
In 1877 the United States paid $6,000 for an iron fountain sculpted by...

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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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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

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Letterpress Print
Learn to turn local invasive weeds into useful materials on October 12 at 1:30...

Plan Your Visit

Visitor Services

From visiting hours, accessibility information and a list of prohibited items in the Capitol Building, all the information you need to plan your trip to Capitol Hill is found here. Capitol visitor policies are designed to keep visitors and staff safe and secure and to preserve the collections, facilities and historic building and grounds for generations to come.

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