The War of 1812 Tour: Three Points of View

US Capitol Visitor Center


This Event Also Occurs:

  • Wednesday, July 18
  • Thursday, July 19
  • Friday, July 20
  • Monday, July 23
  • Tuesday, July 24

Join a Visitor Guide to explore three unique stories about the War of 1812, often referred to as “the forgotten war.

Event Information

Discover how the War Hawks convinced a majority in Congress to declare war on Great Britain. See where the British entered the Capitol and destroyed the most beautiful room in America. Listen to how the Native Americans formed a coalition to save their lands and their way of life. No reservations are needed.
  • Event Category City History and Tours, Indoor Fun
  • Event Ages All

Event Location

US Capitol Visitor Center

Independence Ave. and First St. SW
Washington, DC 20510

(202) 226-8000