Small-Group Guided Tour inside US Capitol & Library of Congress

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  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

Experience Capitol Hill, inside and out, with a guided small-group tour of one of the most powerful neighborhoods in the world, including reserved entry to the US Capitol and The Library of Congress. See where the United States' laws are made, visit one of the largest collections of books in the world, and learn the history of the Supreme Court and of its current operations.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Guided Tours DC™

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Stop At: U.S. Capitol

The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. The Senate and the House of Representatives have met here for more than two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as a monument not only to its builders but also to the American people and their government. Enjoy a reserved docent lead tour of the rotunda, crypt, and old house chambers.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Library of Congress

Experience a guided tour of one of the most beautiful buildings in Washington, DC as you view the main reading room, a portion of Thomas Jefferson's original library, and the Great Hall. Learn about the library's history and current operations, and how you can access the resources within its collection.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Supreme Court

Learn about the history and inner workings of the highest court in the land as you visit the Supreme Court. Your guide will share the the story of the birth of the Supreme Court up to current cases and what they mean. *does not enter the building
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