COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center will be closed for tours beginning Thursday, March 12th at 4:30 p.m. All tours are cancelled. We expect to reopen for tours Friday, May 1st at 8:30 a.m. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Capitol Visitor Center at a future date.

The War that Forged a Nation

Meet by the Statue of Freedom.

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. – Tour -- The War that Forged a Nation: The war has reached the steps of the Capitol. Join us for a journey through the Capitol and hear how individuals and events during the War of 1812 forever shaped our nation’s history. Meet by the Statue of Freedom. Limited to 15 participants. 45 minutes.