The Architect of the Capitol has a legacy and ancestry that is rooted in the...
State of the Union on January 24, 2012
Every winter, Congress has the honor of welcoming the President of the United...

Virtual Field Trips

Explore the Capitol Campus

These videos will take you in and around historic spaces of the U.S. Capitol.

Virtual Tour (video) of the U.S. Capitol

Explore the Garden

Take a peek around the U.S. Botanic Garden's (USBG) Conservatory, National Garden and Bartholdi Park through this virtual tour.

Online Programs

Learn about gardening, listen to talks by book authors, take a yoga session, cook with seasonal food plants, participate in trivia nights, art workshops and more via these online USBG programs.


With a focus on the National Statuary Hall Collection, listen to the Shaping History: Women in Capitol Art podcast from the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center:

New episodes are published on Tuesdays.

Marvelous Morphology

Learn about the multifaceted parts of plants at the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Additional Resources