Lying in State of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

The public is invited to pay their respects to Representative Elijah E. Cummings Thursday, October 24 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Please enter through the Capitol Visitor Center.

On Thursday, October 24, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed for normal operations, and all Capitol tours are cancelled.

On Wednesday, October 23, the second floor of the Capitol will be closed to the public. The Capitol Visitor Center will offer modified tours of the Capitol.

If you have a tour reservation and would like to reschedule, please click here or contact the Visitor Services Office at (202)226-8000.

On Friday, October 25, the Capitol Visitor Center will reopen for normal operations and Capitol tours at 8:30 a.m.

Constitution Week at the Capitol Visitor Center - September 17-22

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Constitution Week at the Capitol Visitor Center

Monday 17

10am - Statue of Freedom
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation)

10:30am - Entrance to Exhibition Hall
Stories in the Old Senate: Andrew Hartsmith, “The Press”, touching on 1st Amendment rights

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution

Tuesday 18

10am - Statue of Freedom
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation)

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution

Wednesday 19

10am - Statue of Freedom
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation)

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution

Thursday 20

10am - Statue of Freedom
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation)

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Entrance to Exhibition Hall
Family Thursday: three branches of government mobile

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution

Friday 21

10am - Statue of Freedom
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation)

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution

Saturday 22

10am - Entrance to Exhibition Hall
Family Saturday: three branches of government mobile

11am - Dome Model
Who are the People Constitution Tour

1:30pm - Senate Theater
Seen on Screen John Adams (HBO) clip on the nature of centralized government and a PowerPoint presentation on the implementation of the Constitution. Giving form to the framework.

2pm - Senate Theater
Constitution puzzle (cart presentation) following John Adams Seen on Screen

2pm - Entrance to Exhibition Hall
Family Thursday: three branches of government mobile

(Intermittent) - Emancipation Hall
Hooks presentations focusing on the Constitution