Experience three iconic venues on Capitol Hill
Get an inside access tour to the US Capitol, Library of Congress (LOC), and The Supreme Court of the United States. Includes self paced tours of the House and Senate galleries (if Congress is in session. ) Visit the Great Hall and Reading Room of the LOC with some spare time to view one or more of the LOC exhibits. Experience the quality of a co-equal branch of government with a tour inside of the highest court in the land.
0800-0830: Pick-up and Transit
0830-0900: US Capitol Visitors Center and Statuary Hall
0900-1020: US Capitol Tour
1020-1130: Tour of the House of Representatives and Senate from the public galleries (only if Congress is in session) Exhibition Hall will be viewed if Congress is not in session.
1130-1230: Lunch at either the Capitol public cafeteria or Le Bon Cafe on Capitol Hill
1230-1330: Tour of the LOC including the Great Hall and Reading Room
1330-1410: Time to explore the LOC exhibits.
1410-1430: Transit afoot. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Security
1430-1500: SCOTUS Docent led tour of Courtroom
1500-1530: SCOTUS Museum
1530-1600: Transit back to lodging point.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your lodging point or other convenient point within the District of Columbia, Arlington County, VA or the City of Alexandria, VA. Reagan National Airport (DCA) pick-up also feasible.
End location: Drop-off at lodging point or other agreed convenient point. Reagan National Airport (DCA) drop-off also feasible.
Duration: 8 hours
All venues are indoors so inclement weather should not be a factor.
Private SUV (2017 Buick Enclave)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 USD - Meals and souvenirs.
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Tom has loads of knowledge and lots of fun facts! Tom was extremely versed in historical facts, architectural facts, and key historical people. We covered a ton: Capital Building, Supreme Court Building, Library of Congress and lunch!!! Our group ranged in age from 79-12 and we were all entertained the entire day!!