Getting To The Capitol Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol and other buildings on Capitol Hill are easily accessible via multiple public transportation centers.
Visitor Hours & Info The Capitol Visitor Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Inauguration Day.
Accessibility Services The Capitol Visitor Center provides a variety of services for individuals with disabilities including sign language interpreting services and wheelchair loans.
Capitol Etiquette To ensure that everyone has an enjoyable visit to the Capitol, we ask that you share these guidelines with your students and chaperones.
Prohibited Items In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the collections, facilities and historic buildings and grounds, some items are prohibited at the U.S. Capitol.