Washington D.C. Map

United States Capitol Building

Contact Info
Washington, DC 20001

Phone:
202-225-6827
Basics
Type:
Monument-Building

Description

The United States Capitol Building sits at the very east end of the National Mall, its huge marble staircase leading out towards the Washington monument and the rest of the city. The Capitol covers a ground area of 175,170 square feet and has a floor area of about 16.5 acres. In addition to its use by Congress, the Capitol is a museum of American art and history. It is the focal point of the government's legislative branch and should be one's first stop at the National Mall.

Hours + Fees

Hours:
9 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Saturday, closed Sundays.

Details

Additional Details:
Metro Stop: Capitol South on the Blue and Orange lines.

Map + Directions

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