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

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A crowd of visitors walking through the Capitol Visitor Center.
The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center provides a welcoming and educational...

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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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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of America’s...

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Statue of John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr.
Visitors to the Capitol are often drawn to the "big ticket" items,...

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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