Capitol Hill Guided Walking Tour with Entry to US Capitol & Library of Congress
Experience Capitol Hill, inside and out, with a guided small group tour of one of the most powerful neighborhoods in the world, including reserved entry to the US Capitol and The Library of Congress. See where the United States' laws are made, visit one of the largest collections of books in the world, and learn the history of the Supreme Court and of its current operations.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
U.S. Capitol, East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004
The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government.
Enjoy a reserved docent lead tour of the rotunda, crypt, and old house chambers.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540
Experience a guided tour of one of the most beautiful buildings in Washington, DC as you view the main reading room, a portion of Thomas Jefferson's original library, and the Great Hall. Learn about the library's history and current operations, and how you can access the resources within its collection.
Duration: 45 minutesPass By:
Supreme Court, First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
Learn about the history and inner workings of the highest court in the land as you visit the Supreme Court. Your guide will share the the story of the birth of the Supreme Court up to current cases and what they mean. *does not enter the building
"Please review voucher information after booking as it provides a detailed list of items banned from the Capitol and many other federal buildings. Possession of these items will result in non-admission to the building."
"Tour runs approximately 3 hours"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Please plan to arrive 15-20 minutes before tour start time. Tour begins exactly at stated time, entry to buildings are on timed reservations, and group must enter security together, therefore we are unable to accommodate for late arrivals."
"Closest Metro stop: Capitol South (Orange/Blue/Silver Lines) - Exit station using main exit, walk approximately two blocks north on First Street SE."
"The US Capitol and its surrounding complex are in a secure federal operation area and nearby parking is highly restricted. The nearest public parking is located at Union Station approximately .5 mile from meeting location. Alternative modes of transportation are highly encouraged."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"All tours only operate within local allowances and guidelines. Check local restrictions for DC and the US Capitol before planning your trip."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
Duration: 3 Hours
10 First St SE, Washington, DC 20543, USA
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.