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Visitor Hours

Please note: Many of these Capitol Hill buildings are working office buildings. Availability and hours are subject to change, due to special events or other considerations.

Visitor Hours for the Buildings on Capitol Hill.

Capitol Visitor Center

Monday – Saturday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Inauguration Day.

Tours of the U.S. Capitol:
Monday – Saturday
8:50 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Visitors with official business appointments may enter the visitor center as early as 7:15 a.m.

Visit visitthecapitol.gov for more information about the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

U.S. Botanic Garden

Conservatory:
Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, including all weekends and holidays.

National Garden:
Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily, including all weekends and holidays.

Bartholdi Park:
Open dawn to dusk, daily, including all weekends and holidays.

Visit usbg.gov for more information about visiting the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Congressional Office Buildings

House Office Buildings (Cannon, Ford, Longworth, Rayburn)
Open to the public Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Senate Office Buildings (Dirksen, Hart, Russell)
Open to the public Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Library of Congress Buildings

Thomas Jefferson Building
Open to the public Monday – Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

James Madison Memorial Building
Open to the public Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Entry after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays is reserved for researchers, staff and those attending special programs.

John Adams Building
Open to the public Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Entry after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays is reserved for researchers, staff and those attending special programs.

Visit loc.gov/visit for more information on visiting the Library of Congress.

Supreme Court

Monday – Friday (except Federal Holidays)
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Visit supremecourt.gov/visiting for more information on visiting the Supreme Court of the United States.