Discover the Capitol Architecture
Since the cornerstone was laid in 1793, the U.S. Capitol has been built, rebuilt, extended, and restored. For more than 200 years, the Capitol has stood as a monument to those who built it and to the American people and our government. In this self-guided virtual experience around the exterior of the building, explore the architectural details and historic moments of various sections of the Capitol.
Take a closer look and see what you discover!