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, 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.

Seen on Screen

Meet at the entrance to Exhibition Hall.

Watch a clip from the film, “Lincoln,” and learn the history behind the 13th Amendment’s passage and ratification. No passes needed. Meet in the South Hallway Theater. 30 minutes.