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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

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A Family Day: George Washington on Capitol Hill

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Time:
Location:
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.