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.

Capitol Visitor Center Interior Spaces

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View through the north skylight in Emancipation Hall
Emancipation Hall is the central gathering space in the Capitol Visitor Center
Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center
Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center
Emancipation Hall, facing east
Children exploring the touchable scale model of the Capitol dome in the Capitol Visitor Center's Exhibition Hall
Children exploring the touchable scale model of the Capitol dome in the Capitol Visitor Center's Exhibition Hall
A school group explores the 11-foot-tall touchable scale model of the Capitol dome in the Capitol Visitor Center's Exhibition Hall
Students at one of 24 interactive computer stations inside the Capitol Visitor Center's Exhibition Hall
Students explore a scale model of the Capitol campus in the Capitol Visitor Center's Exhibition Hall
In the Capitol Visitor Center's North and South Gift Shops, visitors can purchase items from a wide variety of Capitol merchandise
Emancipation Hall at the Capitol Visitor Center, Statue of Sarah Winnemucca in the foreground
Exhibition Hall - Virtual House Theater
Statue of Freedom plaster model
Exhibition Hall - The eleven-foot-tall touchable model of the Capitol Dome
Touchable dome model in the Exhibition Hall
Exhibition Hall at the Capitol Visitor Center
Emancipation Hall at the Capitol Visitor Center

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