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"Remember Your Pass!" U.S. Capitol Building Tip by lmkluque

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C.: 34 reviews and 48 photos


Favorite thing: Make sure you obtain a pass before you try to enter the Senate or the House--unless, you are a foreign national, you only need to show a passport, or if you are in a tour group. The early tour group gets to both chambers and the other groups will only see one.

Well, this was how it worked when I was there.

Since 11 September 2001 most security requirements in Washington D.C. have changed dramatically. It would be best to locate the websites for the places you want to visit and check out the present security requirements.

Not only are the tour requirements effected, but some tours have actually been canceled.

A partnership project produced by seven agencies offers the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places Travel Itineary. Here there is information about each place as well as a link to their official website. This might help planning your visit to Washington D.C.

Address: East Capitol Street and 1st Street NW
Directions: Metro Stop: Capitol South, Union Station
Phone: (202) 225-6827

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  • Updated Jan 28, 2012
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