Guided tour

Washington, DC: Capitol Hill and Library of Congress Tour

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Activity provider: Visit DC Tours

Washington, DC: Capitol Hill and Library of Congress Tour

Activity provider: Visit DC Tours
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Enjoy a "Top of The Hill" experience by visiting Capitol Hill, the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court building, and the Congressional offices on this guided walking tour, including entry tickets.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


2.5 hours
  • Capitol Hill

  • Library of Congress (guided tour)

  • United States Capitol, Washington DC (guided tour)

  • Supreme Court of the United States

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Main stop
End point
  • Step back in time to learn about the history of American law and politics
  • Enjoy insider knowledge and engaging trivia and facts from a local guide
  • Marvel at the stunning books and manuscripts hidden in the Library of Congress
  • Take a photo outside the iconic Capitol Building before stepping inside
  • Learn how Jenkins Hill evolved into the epicenter of modern American politics
Full description

Immerse yourself in the sight of Washington, DC on a guided walking tour. Enjoy entry tickets to the Library of Congress and Capitol Building. View the Supreme Court building and walk on Capitol Hill and learn about the country's legislative and judicial branches.

Begin your tour at the top of "the Hill" and hear fascinating anecdotes and facts about the country's legal system. Originally named Jenkins Hill, find out how this area quickly expanded to become the epicenter of American government and politics.

Visit the Library of Congress, the national library of the United States, and the oldest federal cultural institution in the country. Proceed to the Capitol Building to marvel at its neoclassical style and iconic architecture, while your guide details its rich history.

Before concluding your tour, walk by the Supreme Court building, known as "The Marble Palace", and the surrounding Congressional office buildings.

  • Local Guide
  • Entry tickets to the Library of Congress and Capitol building
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside the Dirksen Senate Office Building at 1st and Constitution Ave NE. Your guide will be by the small security hut dressed in orange.

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Important information

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  • This tour includes 1-2 miles of walking
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4.5 /5

based on 27 reviews

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Very interesting trip. Very disappointed that we didn't see more inside the Capitol, but understand why. Definitely worth doing.

September 14, 2022

Nice small group only 6 of us. Eli our guide was very good gave us lots of information. Had free time in the Library of Congress Capitol Building was amazing, after the tour we had free time which we didn’t expect Would highly recommend

September 9, 2022

It was a good experience.

September 6, 2022

Product ID: 420415