• U.S. Capitol
    Walking Tour

  • U.S. Capitol
    Walking Tour

U.S. Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour

U.S. Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour

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Experience our U.S. Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour.

Your tour of one of th emost beautiful neighborhoods in D.C. begins at one of the most visited buildings in the entire metropolitan area: Union Station. As we stroll towards Capitol Hill, you'll soak in all of the monuments dotted along the route while hearing interesting anecdotes and stores from your tour guide. We'll take a stop at the Supreme Court and go inside the stunning Library of Congress Jefferson Building which has some of the most beautiful interior architecture in the entire country. 

Afterwards, we'll cross the street and go inside the United States Capitol Building. Your tour includes reserved access so once we are past security you don't have to worry about waiting in a long line. One of the expert Capitol employees will then take you through the building with a docent-led tour of this historic heart of the United States history and government.

  • Approximately 2.5 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Normal
  • Morning
    • Reserved Access into the US Capitol
    • Docent-led tour of the US Capitol Building
    • Live Guide
    • Interior Visit to Library of Congress
  • Adults €35.00
    Children (<12yo) €25.00
    Infants (<2yo) €0.00
  • The tour will meet at Union Station. Your guide will meet you outside the train station by the Columbus Statue and Freedom Bell. From the main entrance/exit, stand with your back to Union Station and directly in front of you, is a flag pole, a large bronze bell, and a white monument. Your guide will meet you by the Freedom Bell. The closest metro station is Union Station (red line).

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    • Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time. Please plan to arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the start of the tour. Because of our scheduled entry at the US Capitol Building, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals.
    • We will make every effort to minimize disruptions to our tours caused by third-parties. We are not responsible for any loss associated with events out of our immediate control.
    • All tours run rain or shine.
    • Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted on tour and will not be refunded.
    • Due to security restrictions at the US Capitol Building, the following items are not permitted. Please do not bring any of these items with you on tour or security may force you to throw them out.
      • Knives or weapons of any kind
      • Food or drink of any kind
      • Aersols (including aersol sunscreen) 

Tour Highlights

  • Docent led tour inside the US Capitol Building
  • Reserved Access into the Capitol 
  • Tour Inside the Library of Congress Jefferson Building
  • Capitol Hill
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Union Station

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    The tour will meet at Union Station. Your guide will meet you outside the train station by the Columbus Statue and Freedom Bell. From the main entrance/exit, stand with your back to Union Station and directly in front of you, is a flag pole, a large bronze bell, and a white monument. Your guide will meet you by the Freedom Bell. The closest metro station is Union Station (red line).

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    We offer 100% refunds on all tours if the reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled tour. We do not offer refunds for any reason once we are within 72 hours of the scheduled tour. 

  • Expand/Collapse Do we go inside the museums and monuments?

    This walking tour does include Reserved Access entrance into the US Capitol Building and does go inside the Library of Congress. During the walking tour, we take the time to stop at major monuments so you can take photos as well as hear fascinating stories from our expert guides. 

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required?

    Reservations are required for every tour we offer. All walk-up customers will be accommodated in the best possible manner based on guide and availability. We limit our group size in order to ensure a personal and excellent experience for all.

    Due to the Reserved Access into the Capitol, we highly recommend booking in advance for this tour! 

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    We welcome all ages on this tour, but please note that the majority of the 2.5 hour duration is spent on our feet! Some stories told on tour deal with real life crime, assassinations and scandals which may be inappropriate for younger children.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?

    All scheduled tours are in English, but private tours can occasionally be scheduled in other languages, given we have a tour guide who speaks the language of your choice. 

     

  • Expand/Collapse What time do I need to arrive at the meeting point?

    Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time, therefore please arrive 15 to 20 minutes prior to tour departure time. Late arrivals may not be able to get caught up to a tour that has already departed.

  • Expand/Collapse What is your weather policy?

    Our tours run rain or shine. We encourage all guests to take a look at the weather forecast and dress accordingly. 

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour wheelchair-accessible?

    Yes, we are happy to include guests who require wheelchairs on this tour.

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