Due to a special Joint Meeting of Congress taking place in the Capitol on Wednesday, April 29, 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.

For the Press

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Press Room Overview

A Race for the Wires---Energy of the Reporters; After Theodore Davis; Harper’s Weekly, 03/21/1868; U.S. Senate Collection

Press Materials – Photographs of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and biographies of its staff

Media Contacts

Tom Fontana, Director of Communications
(202) 593-1833

Sharon Gang, Communications Manager
(202) 593-1829

Mailing Address

United States Capitol
Capitol Visitor Center
Washington, DC 20510

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