This is just part of your to see list while in DC just do it along with the library of congress .. you will always remember you did this .. PS I really loved the library of congress right next door ...
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We arranged a tour through our US Senator's office a couple months advance. It was fairly easy to find the visitors entrance and we were quickly directed to the line for pre-arranged tours. Within 15 minutes of our arrival, we were escorted to a small...More
I liked the chance to view the capital building but the tour was a joke in my opinion. You watch a 10 minute movie where I think I learned more in the movie than the guide told me. After the movie there is maybe a...More
The best way to experience American politics. Do the guided tour and make sure you contact your congressman or senator to get tickets to the gallery-especially if its in session. Politicans are Rock Stars in D.C.
We did not book anything, just arrived and actually no queue apart from the security, which is of course everywhere. Really well organised too. We found that we could have a free tour, and actually only waited about 10 minutes. It was really interesting and...More
If you take this tour and the tour guide named Jessica is leading tours, get on her tour! She is an amazing tour guide. She's passionate about the Capitol artwork and history and she is a fount of knowledge about all things to do with...More
Given they say they can and do have 10,000 guests a day for the tour it is impressive how well organized it all is. Our guide, Hal, took us around for what is in reality a very short tour - too short really. The introductory...More
We took the guided tour (Free). We had reservations through our congress person, but you don't really need one. The tour lasted about an hour.