COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center remains closed. Visit the Virtual Capitol Tour page to view available tour dates and times.


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.

Special Event - The Capitol Visitor Center will close at 1:00pm

The Capitol Visitor Center

Due to a special event taking place in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, there will be no public tours of the U.S. Capitol after 11:40 a.m. The Capitol Visitor Center will close at 1:00pm except for individuals on official business and those going to the House and Senate Galleries. All public tours after 11:40am have been cancelled. If you would like to reschedule your reservation, please visit our website at, or contact our Reservations Office at (202) 226-8000.

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