Due to a special Joint Meeting of Congress taking place in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 3, the U.S. Capitol will be closed to tours until approximately 12:30 p.m. on that day. The Capitol Visitor Center will remain open throughout the day, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and guided tours of the Capitol Visitor Center will be available while the Capitol is closed.

Exhibition Hall

Exhibition Hall is home to the only exhibition in the world dedicated to telling the story of the United States Congress and the U.S. Capitol.  Exhibition Hall features original documents and artifacts, videos, touchable models, computer interactives and two small theaters that provide visitors with an in-depth look at how Congress works, the history of the Capitol and Congress, as well as information on Representatives and Senators.

What's in Exhibition Hall: An Interactive Tour

A More Perfect Union: Conflict and Compromise

Through documents, experience events that shaped American history.

Views of Exhibition Hall

Special Programs and Encounters

Explore history through hands-on objects and stories

My Capitol

Use this self guide designed for young people ages 11 and older when visiting Exhibition Hall and the Capitol Grounds.

 

 

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