The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.


The Architect of the Capitol’s challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic buildings; adapting state-of-the-art technology; and increasing responsiveness to environmental, security and safety considerations in a rich historical setting.
The Architect of the Capitol's challenge is unique – maintaining aging, iconic...


Screenshot from the U.S. Capitol rotunda mobile app.
​Knowing that the U.S. Capitol Rotunda would be closed to visitors to prepare...


Stewards of iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.


A White marble statue of the American general and president Ulysses S. Grant in the uniform of the Union army.
Ulysses S. Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Appointed... More »
The Capitol Power Plant provides steam and chilled water used to heat and cool buildings throughout the U.S. Capitol campus.
The Capitol Power Plant was authorized in 1904 to support new office buildings which were then in... More »


Fireworks seen behind the Capitol Dome and Statue of Freedom.
The following press release is via the United States Capitol Police. Know Before You Go:... More »
The U.S. Capitol can be seen over the wetlands area of the National Garden.
This fall, the National Garden at the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) turns 10 years old.... More »
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