United States Capitol, Washington, DC

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East Capitol St NE

Washington, DC 20004

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(202) 226-8000

http://www.visitthecapitol.gov/

  • 3 mentions in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...expensive but fun. Inside on the corner of the Spy Museum, they have a good breakfast cafe. FREE GOVERNMENT Buildings: The United States Capitol- Book ahead for timed tickets for a Capitol tour, then walk through the underground tunnel to the library.Library..." See More

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...but the Bonsai Collection is a must see. Another beautiful option is the United States Botanic Garden, located next to the United States Capitol. Inside is a rainforest, an area of orchids, and many other areas. Outside there are beautiful gardens to..." See More

    • Jacey & Scott M.

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      Jacey & Scott M. said, "...Art, US National Archives & Records Administration, Library of Congress. Arlington National CemeteryWith some advance planning you can also tour the United States Capitol, The Pentagon. You really have so many options. I would also recommend using a search engine of free..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to see in Georgetown?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...each place you will want to see instead of trying to see an entire museum at once. The walk from the United States Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial is about 4 miles roundtrip. If you are a walker, it is easily done but..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Basin towards the National Mall. At the National Mall, starting at the Washington Monument and walking on the right towards the United States Capitol, you'll find the following museums in order if you walk a loop around the mall. The Freer Gallery..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best attractions & cheap food in DC?

    • Nicole G.

      Nicole G. said, "...moving museum experience I have ever had. If you contact your Congressperson in advance you can arrange a tour of the United States Capitol and/or The White House. One of the legendary places for cheap eats is Ben's Chili Bowl, which is a..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Lincoln Memorial Washington Monument The White House United States Capitol One of these memorials: Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial If you have young ones in your group or you are young at heart Museum of Natural History National Air and..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time visiting Washington, DC

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...Records is a must see for any visitor. You can book a timed spot in advanced and that is highly recommended. United States Capitol is also an important building to see. Contact your Representative to obtain tickets. There are many museums that are..." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days do I need to visit Washington DC?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...but the cherry blossoms in bloom around the Tidal Basin are just gorgeous. In another half day, you can tour the United States Capitol and check out the Library of Congress' Jefferson building. It's my favorite building interior in DC, free, and totally..." See More

  • 1 mention in What must I see in D.C. that is off the beaten path?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...one of my favorites. This is an incredible walk day or night. Be sure to walk the Mall. Walking from the United States Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial is about 4 miles roundtrip. If that's too much start at the Washington Monument and..." See More

  • 1 mention in what are the must sees for a 3 day stay next week in washington dc ?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Lincoln Memorial The White House United States Capitol Washington Monument Thomas Jefferson Memorial (via Tidal Basin to possibly see Cherry Blossoms - Could peek next week) One of the many memorials (Arlington or Vietnam) National Air and Space Museum Here's how you can..." See More

  • 1 mention in Looking for things to do in DC?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...really easy. You can enjoy the station, shop, eat, and spend some leisurely time there. (http://postalmuseum.si.edu/) You can WALK to the United States Capitol building from Union Station. It isn't too far on a nice day. You may even have time for a..." See More

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