A reservation is required for a tour of the U.S. Capitol. Visit the Plan a Visit page for information on how to obtain a reservation.

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U.S. Capitol Grounds

The United States Capitol Grounds comprise one of the most historic landscapes in the nation. Designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted in 1874, the Capitol Grounds are home to notable trees, unique architectural features, sculpture, and fountains. Explore the treasures and rich history of the United States Capitol Grounds.

Available on the App Store Android App on Google Play

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Who are the People?

Statues in the Capitol collection reflect the history of our country. Download Who Are the People? and use your phone’s camera to see these statues in 3D with augmented reality. Engage with interactive content to learn about these individuals and the artists who commemorated them.

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American Experience: Revolution, Perseverance and Innovation

Available on Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Go.

Stand in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol and explore the historic paintings, statues and architecture found in this awe-inspiring place. From the comfort of your home or classroom, move closer to the artwork and examine the details of our nation’s history. This free app uses virtual reality technology to explore the Rotunda and other Washington, D.C. historic sites.

Click here to experience VR.

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Guide to State Statues

This guide to the National Statuary Hall Collection of State Statues describes and illustrates and provides locations for the 100 statues at the U.S. Capitol donated by the 50 states to honor people notable in their history.

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