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U.S. Capitol

The domed U.S. Capitol is the nerve center of Washington, DC. From the lawmakers on Capitol Hill to the steady stream of lobbyists, advocates, students and celebrities who ascend the Hill to meet with them, the U.S. Capitol Building is where the business of Washington - and America - happens.

The domed U.S. Capitol is the nerve center of Washington, DC. From the lawmakers on Capitol Hill to the steady stream of lobbyists, advocates, students and celebrities who ascend the Hill to meet with them, the U.S. Capitol Building is where the business of Washington - and America - happens. - See more at: http://washington.org/DC-guide-to/visiting-us-capitol#sthash.W2KGLAdI.dpuf
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The Capitol Visitor’s Center is located underneath the plaza on building’s Eastern side. U.S. Capitol tour passes should be reserved in advance through the Visitor’s Center website or through your state's member of Congress.
Take our photo tour through the neighborhood that's home to the U.S. Capitol Building.
Adjacent to the Supreme Court and the U.S. Capitol, the Folger Shakespeare Library was a gift to the nation by Standard Oil president Henry Clay Folger who collected materials: books, prints, paintings, relating to the playwrite.
Spend three days touring Washington, DC, including the U.S. Capitol.
A detail of the Brumidi frescos that decorate the interior of the U.S. Capitol Building dome.
Read our guide to visiting the U.S. Capitol, including how you can see Congress in session.
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