US Capitol Building - West Lawn

East Capitol and First Streets, NE
Washington, DC 20510

(202) 206-8000


The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., is a symbol of the American people and their government, the meeting place of the nation's legislature. The Capitol also houses an important collection of American art, and it is an architectural achievement in its own right. It is a working office building as well as a tourist attraction visited by millions every year.

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm

US Capitol Building - West Lawn: From the Parents


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