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U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Washington DC

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center - Washington DC, District of Columbia
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
1st Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20003Map
Neighborhood: National Mall

Opened on December 2, 2008, the US Capitol Visitor Center is the new main entrance to the U.S. Capitol Building. There are a lot of exhibits and visitors can see the original copy of Franklin Roosevelt's “Day of Infamy” speech and a letter from George Washington. There are also two theaters where visitors can learn more about the U.S. government. Reservations for tours are highly recommended.

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U.S. Capitol Visitor Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Subway: Union Station; Capitol South; Federal Center, SW
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