Holiday Schedule Changes

The Capitol Visitor Center:
Will be closed Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25;
Will close at 1 p.m. Monday, December 31;
and will be closed Tuesday, January 1.

Exploration

VINCENNES in Disappointment Bay

The Congress shall have Power To ... promote the Progress of Science

American exploration has been inspired by individual curiosity and boldness. It has also depended upon government encouragement and financial support. These documents highlight the role Congress has played in promoting scientific investigation and charting the unknown, from the early explorations across the continent to the latest voyages into space.