Online Activities

Need some ideas for activities you can do at home or on your next trip to the U.S. Capitol?

Take a video tour of the Capitol with one of our knowledgeable guides, try your hand at making a difficult decision as a representative or senator in our Virtual VOTE! program, or expand your knowledge of the Capitol by downloading our apps.

Virtual VOTE!
Virtual Vote
Virtual VOTE!
Capitol Video Tour and Activities for Middle School Students
Children outside the US Capitol waving flags
Capitol Video Tour and Activities for Middle School Students
Our Apps
Who Are the People App
Our Apps

Take a look at the student self-guide and the student activity guide below. Keep your students more involved in the tour of the U.S. Capitol! Both guides are available for download or pick up a copy on the upper level of the Capitol Visitor Center at the North Coat Check.

Explore Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center using these self-guide worksheets. Learn about statues and the people they represent or design your own statue.

Statue Seek and Find: Who Am I?
Who Am I? cover page
Statue Seek and Find: Who Am I?
A Student Tour of Emancipation Hall
Student Tour of Emancipation Hall cover page
A Student Tour of Emancipation Hall

Enhance your knowledge of Congress by reading these essays. Learn about the work of congressional committees, how senators are elected and how your state gets its seats in the House of Representatives.

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