US Capitol Building

Located just to the east of Washington DC's National Mall, the US Capitol Building is the seat of the nation's legislative branch of government. The building's distinctive Capitol Dome is a landmark of the DC skyline is topped by the 19'6" Statue of Freedom.

Tours are available to US citizens through their respective Senators or Representatives. Tickets are also available through the US Capitol Visitor Center directly. Hour, half-day, and full-day tours are available.

Visitor Center

  • Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday - Saturday
    (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Inauguration Day)

  • Located beneath the Capitol's East Front Plaza



East Capitol Street NE and First Street NE, Washington DC 20002

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