The Capitol Visitor Center is not accepting tour reservations at this time. Limited numbers of tours may be available through the offices of your senators or representative.


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.

Celebrating the Capitol Grounds

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

Watch a video below 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.