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Capitol Hill Tour

Experience three iconic venues on the Capitol Hill Tour!

The Capitol Hill Tour beginswith pickup by luxury car at your lodging location.

Journey through several of the exhibits in the Library of Congress. Uncover its delightful architecture in the Great Hall and the Reading Room. This is not a usual library space!

Discover the Capital of the United States with a guided tour of the Crypt, the Rotunda, and Statuary Hall. Our tour will most often include the public galleries of the Senate and House of Representatives if Congress is in session. If fortunate, we may see a live debate between members of Congress.

We recommend a stop inside the Supreme Court at their Café which is famous for their sandwich lunch specials. While at the Supreme Court we will explore the museum, Chief Justice Hall, and the courtroom itself.

Each of the three venues has a unique gift shop. Book this uniquely American experience today!

Explore Capitol Hill

US Capitol Building on the Capitol Hill Tour Old Senate Chamber on the Capitol Hill Tour Library of Congress on the Capitol Hill Tour   Suffrage Pioneers in the US Capitol Rotunda Washington Resigning his Commission at Annapolis Detail in the Library of Congress Martin Luther King Jr. US Capitol Supreme Court on Capitol Hill Capitol Dome

Explore Capitol Hill

Fun Facts!

In order to find a design for the Capitol, Thomas Jefferson held competitions to elicit entries from some of the finest architects in America. William Thornton’s winning design was entered very late in the contest winning the $500 prize.

For a time, there were plans to bury George and Martha Washington in the crypt, underneath the Capitol building. This plan fell through, as The Washington’s will specified that his final resting place as Mount Vernon.

On August 24th, 1814, British forces captured Washington, D.C. and destroyed many landmarks. British Troops burned the White House. Earlier in the day, President Madison was present at the Battle of Bladensburg and had at one point actually taken command of one of the few remaining American batteries, thus becoming the first and only president to exercise in actual battle, his authority as Commander-in-Chief.