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, 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.

This Day in History Program

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Meet at the Julius Sterling Morton statue, near the entrance on the upper level.
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Friday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
It’s Arbor Day! Learn how Julius Sterling Morton began Arbor Day in April 1872 in the state of Nebraska, where he encouraged citizens to plant trees. Then, make a tree-inspired art activity. Meet at the Julius Sterling Morton statue, near the entrance on the upper level.