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.

Celebrating the Capitol Grounds

Olmsted Graphic

Celebrate the Capitol Grounds and Arboretum and the 200th birthday of renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.  

Take a virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol Grounds narrated by Visitor Guide Ronn Jackson.


View recorded discussions and demonstrations that highlight unique elements of Olmsted’s design.




Ready for a craft project? Gather your supplies and create your own Capitol Grounds.