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Brumidi Corridors Tours

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United States Capitol
A view of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol

Weekdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — A special tour of the Brumidi Corridors on the first floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol enables visitors to view and learn about the ornate paintings on the walls and ceilings designed by Constantino Brumidi between 1857 and 1859. This tour, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, is offered Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. No reservations are needed. Get passes for this tour at one of the Information Desks on the lower level of the Visitor Center.

For more information about special tours at the U.S. Capitol, go to visitthecapitol.gov/visit/special_activities.

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