COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center is closed for tours. All tours are cancelled. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Capitol Visitor Center at a future date.


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Whether visiting the Capitol in person or teaching in the classroom, a range of activities, resources and learning opportunities are available for teachers and their students.

Lesson Plans

Use teacher-tested resources to enhance your lessons in the classroom.

Professional Enrichment

Take the time to deepen your understanding of the history of the Congress and the Capitol and hone your teaching skills.

Student Orientation Video

Watch this short student orientation video before you visit the U.S. Capitol.

Resources and Activities

Use a variety of materials to enhance your students' understanding of the Congress and the Capitol.