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.

Exhibition Hall

A More Perfect Union: Congress and the War of 1812 Part 2:

Congress and the War of 1812 II
Now on display through
early March 2015

A Timeline of Congress and the Capitol


Views of Exhibition Hall

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The Capitol Story

The Capitol Dome
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The Statue of Freedom
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The Capitol Frieze
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The Apothoesis of Washington
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