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.

A Family Day: George Washington on Capitol Hill

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Time:
Location:
Capitol Visitor Center
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Friday, June 22, 2018 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Through tours, trading cards, games, movies, and dance, celebrate the contributions George Washington and his contemporaries made to found a nation built on democratic principles.

  • Celebrate the contributions George Washington and his contemporaries made to found a nation built on democratic principles.
  • Challenge your knowledge about Congress and the separation of powers.
  • Learn how the Capitol grew over time.
  • See the kinds of tools used to survey the capital city.
  • Find out if George Washington’s ability to dance is fact or legend.