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Visitor Hour Changes for Inauguration

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Due to preparations for the 57th Presidential Inauguration, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed on Saturday, January 19, and it will also be closed Monday, January 21 for the Inauguration itself. Tours of the U.S. Capitol will be suspended on both days. The U.S. Botanic Garden will also be closed on Inauguration Day, Monday, January 21.