1. United States
  2. Washington, DC
  3. United States Capitol

Washington DC: US Capitol and Monument Tour

Product ID: 348541
Discover the best-known monuments in Washington DC and tour the inside of the Capitol in just 5 hours with this tour.
About this activity
Duration: 5.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Be amazed by the beauty and history of the US Capitol Building
  • Pay your respects at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Visit the World War II Memorial, one of the most beautiful sites in Washington DC
  • Witness the magnitude of the White House
Full description
Immerse yourself in the history of the home of US politics with a guided tour of Washington DC's most iconic landmarks. 

Meet your guide outside the National Archives bright and early and make your way to the United States Capitol building. Take a guided tour inside the building and learn of its long history from your guide, as well as fun facts and stories about the center of U.S politics. You will get to see the Statuary Hall, The Crypt and the Capitol Rotunda. This portion will be conducted by the US Capitol tour guide.

Afterward, hop on a bus and set out on a journey of discovery through the city. While you are driving around the city, your tour guide will point out various buildings, museums, and other important historical facts. See iconic sights such as the White House, World War II Memorial and the Korean and Vietnam Memorial. Pay your respects at the memorial statues to some of the USA's most important figures, including Martin Luther King, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet at 7:45 AM at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. You will see the National Archives Building. There is a sign on a pole next to a bench where the guide will be waiting.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Please note that lunch is not included in this tour and there is no lunch stop scheduled
• The tour itinerary may be altered in the event of road closures, weather issues or other unforeseen circumstances which are out of the local partner's control
• No refunds or discounts will be offered in the event of the Capitol Building being closed