Free Friday: United States Capitol Tour

Visiting Washington, DC? If you are, do you know that you can tour the United States Capitol for free? 

  

The United States Capitol is the seat of United States Congress. In this building bills are passed and voted into law. It is a popular attraction in the District of Columbia.

 

The statue of freedom
 
The tour begins with a short film that shows how the United States formed a new government.

The US Capitol Dome

Visitors would be able to see paintings depicting the founding fathers.

   
 

On display are also statues of historical figures. Everything is explained by the guides.

  
  
These are only a few of the exhibits visitors may see at the United States Capitol. Even though the tour is free, reservations are required on the US Capitol Visitor Center website. Those who would like a tour of the Chamber of Representatives and Senate Chamber need to make reservations with their local congressperson or senator.

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