COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center remains closed. We are not taking tour reservations at this time. Please check out our video tours and other online resources.

 

Online Gift Shop Now Open

Check out our new Online Gift Shop, https://shop.visitthecapitol.gov. All products are Made-in-the-USA, and many are created exclusively for our store. We look forward to welcoming you to the CVC Online Gift Shop.

Breaking Barriers of Waste and Corruption

Breaking Barriers of Waste and Corruption

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union...

Preamble, Constitution of the United States

Congressional investigations have exposed corrupt ties between banks and dozens of railroads, manufacturers and utilities, and corruption within the U.S. government. These findings provided momentum for Congress to pass much-needed reforms to eliminate waste and abuses of governmental power.