Accessibility Services

We provide a variety of services for individuals with disabilities, including adaptive tours, sign language interpreting services and wheelchair loans.

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Official Business

Specific information from the U.S. Capitol Police for those coming to the U.S. Capitol campus to attend a Congressional hearing or meeting, wishing to make a delivery, etc.

Get the Details on USCP.gov

Prohibited Items

To ensure the safety and security of the U.S. Capitol campus, certain items are prohibited from being brought into the buildings and grounds.

See the List on USCP.gov

Tours & Events

The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) and the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) provide a variety of spaces to explore and programs to attend.

Go to VisitTheCapitol.gov | Go to USBG.gov

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Virtual Resources

Want to Visit Us From Home?

The Architect of the Capitol is delivering virtual Capitol experiences such as field trips, exhibits, videos and student activities.

Virtual Resources

New & Noteworthy

What's Happening

Public Notice

Spring 2020 Issue of Tholos Magazine Now Available

The latest edition of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) employee magazine, Tholos, is now available. Article themes include Doing Good, By the Numbers, Before & After, Employee Highlights, Spotlight on Safety, Beyond the Dome, and AOC Gratitude.
Public Notice

AOC Offers Family Resources for Distance Learning and Virtual Visits

The Architect of the Capitol is delivering virtual Capitol experiences to those unable to visit because of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Resources for students and families learning from home are grouped into elementary, middle school and high school levels. There are also virtual field trips and online exhibits.
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Summer at the Capitol

Explore the Season

Summer at the U.S. Capitol

Across the Capitol campus, visitors can find relief in the cool shade of thousands of trees and aquatic inspiration from more than 20 water features.

Explore the Season