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.

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.

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.