Due to a special event taking place in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, September 18, there will be no tours of the U.S. Capitol that day until approximately noon. The Capitol Visitor Center will remain open during this time, and guided tours in the Capitol Visitor Center will be available.

Professional Enrichment

On selected dates throughout the year, the Capitol Visitor Center offers professional enrichment programs for teachers. Dates vary each season. Below are programs for 2014.

Building a Capitol: The U.S. Capitol 1793-1866

To make reservations or for more information please email education@visitthecapitol.gov.

Majority Rule, Minority Rights: The Similarities and Differences between the House and Senate

To make reservations or for more information, please email education@visitthecapitol.gov.

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Civil Rights Legislation: The failed Civil Rights Act of 1875 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

To make reservations or for more information, please email education@visitthecapitol.gov.

 

 

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