Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Due to a special event taking place in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, areas regularly included in the tour of the Capitol, such as the Rotunda and National Statuary Hall, will not be available for tours until the conclusion of the event at approximately 12:30 p.m. The Capitol Visitor Center will remain open throughout the day, and guide-led opportunities in the Capitol Visitor Center will be available during the event.

A Family Day: George Washington on Capitol Hill

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Capitol Visitor Center
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Friday, June 22, 2018 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Through tours, trading cards, games, movies, and dance, celebrate the contributions George Washington and his contemporaries made to found a nation built on democratic principles.

  • Celebrate the contributions George Washington and his contemporaries made to found a nation built on democratic principles.
  • Challenge your knowledge about Congress and the separation of powers.
  • Learn how the Capitol grew over time.
  • See the kinds of tools used to survey the capital city.
  • Find out if George Washington’s ability to dance is fact or legend.