Our mission centers on our stewardship of the structures and grounds of the nation's Capitol. We ensure every visitor to the campus experiences the grandeur of these historic treasures at their very best.

Art

Explore the Capitol collection of thousands of unique works of art and historic objects.

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Buildings & Grounds

The U.S. Capitol campus is made up of more than 18.4 million square feet of facilities, and 570 acres of grounds.

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Capitol Hill Facts

Answers to frequently asked questions about the campus art, buildings and grounds.

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Aerial view of the U.S. Capitol campus in Washington, D.C.

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Capitol Campus Map

An interactive map to help you navigate the Capitol campus, find out about projects, spot landmarks and locate accessible entrances.

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History & Discoveries

Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s Capitol Contributions

This September marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the second Architect of the Capitol who is considered by many to be the “father of American architecture.” Latrobe

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Six Special Rooms by Brumidi

Beginning in 1855, Constantino Brumidi decorated many walls and ceilings in the U.S. Capitol, most prominently in the Capitol Rotunda and the corridors of the Senate wing.

What is the largest statue in the National Statuary Hall Collection?

The statue of King Kamehameha I, donated by the state of Hawaii. The bronze statue is 9'-10" tall and stands on a 3'-6" granite base; their combined weight is approximately 15,000 pounds.

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A visitor guide shows a tour group through the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

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Visitor Resources

Helpful information to maximize your time at the U.S. Capitol campus.

Visitor Resources