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.

Senate Chamber, Congress Hall, Philadelphia (photograph of modern re-creation)

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This chamber served the Senate throughout the 1790s. It welcomed visitors after 1794, when the Senate permanently opened its proceedings to the public.

Independence National Historical Park

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