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U.S. Capitol Building and Capitol Hill Walking Tour

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    Stop At: Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540

    Get a look at the stunning interior of the Library of Congress

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Capitol Hill, First St and East Capitil St NE, Washington DC, DC 20004

    Walk across Capitol Hill and in to it's most famous sites.

    Stop At: U.S. Capitol, East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004

    Step inside the Capitol Visitor's center and join a docent-led tour of the U.S. Capitol Building. Your tour includes skip-the-ticket-line access to a guided tour of the Capitol Building.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: City Segway Tours DC, 502 23rd St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2824

    Join City Segway Tours and Fat Tire Tours on a guided tour across Capitol Hill and in to its most famous sites.

    Pass By: Fat Tire Tours, 502 23rd St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2824

    Join City Segway Tours and Fat Tire Tours on a guided tour across Capitol Hill and in to its most famous sites.

    Stop At: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214

    Your tour starts at Union Station, one of the most visited sites in Washington, DC.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Supreme Court, First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003

    Pass by the highest court in the land to learn about the impressive third brand of the U.S. Government

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Columbus Circle, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Docent-led tour of the U.S. Capitol Building
    • Interior tour of the Library of Congress (Jefferson Building)
    • Capitol Hill neighborhood walking tour
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Supreme Court
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Due to security restrictions at the US Capitol Building, the following items are not permitted: knives or weapons of any kind; food or drink of any kind; and aerosols (including aerosol sunscreen). Please do not bring any of these items with you as security may force you to dispose of them
    • Please plan to arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the start of the tour. Because of the scheduled entry at the US Capitol Building, late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
    • Be sure to account for traffic and mass transit delays, both of which are EXTREMELY common in Washington, DC and lead to many guests arriving late. Late arrivals may not be accommodated.
    • Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. You are outside for most of the tour, so light dressing on warm days as well as a jacket for cooler days is recommended
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • All tours run rain or shine
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    1 - 5 of 7 reviews
    Reviewed yesterday

    The title indicates that the tour is 2.5 hours and includes the capitol building itself. In reality, the tour outside the capitol building is over 2 hours and then plan is to go inside for the normal, 1.5 hour tourist tour available for free. We...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Lisa A
    Trail32014911526, Director of Operations at 2.5-Hour U.S. Capitol Building and Capitol Hill Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Lisa, I am terribly sorry to hear about your experience and that it was due to a miscommunication. I took a look at the TripAdvisor listing for this tour and see that the duration is listed as 3.5 hours which includes a 2.5 hour tour...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

    Wouldn’t recommend. Not much to gain apart from doing it yourself. Our guide was nervous, plus he seemed to get some information mixed up and wrong. The idea was to skip the lines, as stated in the description of the tour. However, there were not...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Tricia C
    Trail32014911526, Director of Operations at 2.5-Hour U.S. Capitol Building and Capitol Hill Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Tricia, Thanks for the review and I'm terribly sorry for your experience. I'm sorry that the value of this tour was not apparent. We worked hard to develop a 2.5 hour itinerary prior to the Capitol tour which includes a neighborhood tour of Capitol Hill...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

    Our guide met us on time. Just the two of us so we got a very personal tour. You see around the capital building and inside the library then you get dropped off inside the capital building for a formal tour. I’d recommend it.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Brian M
    Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

    Never got to experience the tour. It was cancelled and we only found out after a call to the company when the tour guide failed to turn up.More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Eliza-Kate R
    Trail32014911526, Director of Operations at 2.5-Hour U.S. Capitol Building and Capitol Hill Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Eliza, Thanks for the feedback and we are incredibly sorry about your experience. We will work hard to make sure it doesn't happen again and apologize for the incredible inconvenience this caused you and your group. Please reach out to us directly if this was...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2018

    I was looking for a really great guided tour through the capital. What I got was a nice walk in the cold rain up to Capitol Hill and a tour of the Library of Congress. My tour guide was great. We discussed ideas about America,...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    2  Thank sdcraftsman
    John V, Global Product Manager at 2.5-Hour U.S. Capitol Building and Capitol Hill Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

    Steve, Thanks for the review and for letting us know about your Capitol Hill Tour. I'm sorry to see that it was anything less than a five-star tour. The Capitol Tour is designed to be a full neighborhood tour of Capitol Hill from Union Station...More

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