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, 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.

Capitol Conversations

WEEKDAYS AT 1 p.m. -- Join our engaging guides and visitor services team on Zoom for Capitol Conversations – live, interactive, virtual discussions about the U.S. Capitol. During Capitol Conversations, our staff will discuss some of the U.S. Capitol’s historic spaces, artwork, artifacts and statues.

Click here for the Online Gift Shop for the books and other materials mentioned during Capitol Conversations.

Monday, May 10 – Congress & The Transcontinental Railroad

Tuesday, May 11 – Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Wednesday, May 12 – The Compass Stone & the Design of Washington

Thursday, May 13 – Representative Patsy Mink

Friday, May 14 – Senate Hearing on the RMS Titanic

Monday, May 17 – The East Front Extension

Tuesday, May 18 – U.S. Capitol Subway

Wednesday, May 19 – A Tale of Two Statues: Grant in the Rotunda

Thursday, May 20 – The Percy Jones Caucus

Friday, May 21 – Johnson v. McIntosh & the Discovery Doctrine