• US Capitol Building &
    Capitol Hill Walking Tour

US Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour

US Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour

  • D.C. Sightseeing
  • United States History
  • Expert Tour Guide

 

Experience the US Capitol Building & Capitol Hill Walking Tour.

The US Capitol Building sits high on Jenkins Hill overlooking all of Washington, DC. We'll start our tour here and gain reserved access for a docent led tour around the Halls of Congress. Afterwards, we'll walk underground to the stunning Library of Congress to take in the remarkable architecture and learn about the largest library in the world.

Later, we'll step outside for a walk around the Capitol Hill neighborhood to take in the history of one of the most powerful parts of town. Here about the area's famous residents, scandals, and true crime happening in the shadows of the Capitol Dome. With stops at the Supreme Court and Union Station, you'll be in the heart of the action in Washington, DC. 

  • Approximately 2.5 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Normal
  • Morning
    • Live Guide
    • Reserved Access into the US Capitol
    • Docent-led tour of the US Capitol Building
  • Adults $35.00
    Children (<12yo) $25.00
    Infants (<2yo) $0.00
  • This tour will meet in front of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, near the intersection of E. Capitol Street and First Street SE, Washington DC. Your City Segway Tours Guide will be waiting at the Neptune Fountain on the street level in front of the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building). The closest metro station is Capitol South Metro Station (Orange & Blue Line) which is roughly a 5 minute walk away from the meeting point.

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    • Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time. Please plan to arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the start of the tour. Because of our scheduled entry at the US Capitol Building, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals.
    • We will make every effort to minimize disruptions to our tours caused by third-parties. We are not responsible for any loss associated with events out of our immediate control.
    • All tours run rain or shine.
    • Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted on tour and will not be refunded.
    • Due to security restrictions at the US Capitol Building, the following items are not permitted. Please do not bring any of these items with you on tour or security may force you to throw them out.
      • Knives or weapons of any kind
      • Food or drink of any kind
      • Aersols (including aersol sunscreen) ​
    • Live Guide
    • Reserved Access into the US Capitol
    • Docent-led tour of the US Capitol Building
  • Approximately 2.5 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Normal
  • Morning
  • Adults $35.00
    Children (<12yo) $25.00
    Infants (<2yo) $0.00
  • This tour will meet in front of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, near the intersection of E. Capitol Street and First Street SE, Washington DC. Your City Segway Tours Guide will be waiting at the Neptune Fountain on the street level in front of the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building). The closest metro station is Capitol South Metro Station (Orange & Blue Line) which is roughly a 5 minute walk away from the meeting point.

  • English
  • 14
    • Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time. Please plan to arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the start of the tour. Because of our scheduled entry at the US Capitol Building, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals.
    • We will make every effort to minimize disruptions to our tours caused by third-parties. We are not responsible for any loss associated with events out of our immediate control.
    • All tours run rain or shine.
    • Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted on tour and will not be refunded.
    • Due to security restrictions at the US Capitol Building, the following items are not permitted. Please do not bring any of these items with you on tour or security may force you to throw them out.
      • Knives or weapons of any kind
      • Food or drink of any kind
      • Aersols (including aersol sunscreen) ​
    • Live Guide
    • Reserved Access into the US Capitol
    • Docent-led tour of the US Capitol Building
  • Approximately 2.5 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Normal
  • Morning
  • Adults $35.00
    Children (<12yo) $25.00
    Infants (<2yo) $0.00
  • This tour will meet in front of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, near the intersection of E. Capitol Street and First Street SE, Washington DC. Your City Segway Tours Guide will be waiting at the Neptune Fountain on the street level in front of the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building). The closest metro station is Capitol South Metro Station (Orange & Blue Line) which is roughly a 5 minute walk away from the meeting point.

  • English
  • 14
    • Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time. Please plan to arrive at the meeting point 15-20 minutes before the start of the tour. Because of our scheduled entry at the US Capitol Building, we may not be able to accommodate late arrivals.
    • We will make every effort to minimize disruptions to our tours caused by third-parties. We are not responsible for any loss associated with events out of our immediate control.
    • All tours run rain or shine.
    • Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted on tour and will not be refunded.
    • Due to security restrictions at the US Capitol Building, the following items are not permitted. Please do not bring any of these items with you on tour or security may force you to throw them out.
      • Knives or weapons of any kind
      • Food or drink of any kind
      • Aersols (including aersol sunscreen) ​

Tour Highlights

  • Docent led tour inside the US Capitol Building
  • Reserved Access into the Capitol 
  • Tour Inside the Library of Congress Jefferson Building
  • Capitol Hill
  • US Supreme Court
  • Union Station

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This tour will meet in front of the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, near the intersection of E. Capitol Street and First Street SE, Washington DC. Your City Segway Tours Guide will be waiting at the Neptune Fountain on the street level in front of the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building). The closest metro station is Capitol South Metro Station (Orange & Blue Line) which is roughly a 5 minute walk away from the meeting point.

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required?

    Reservations are required for every tour we offer. All walk-up customers will be accommodated in the best possible manner based on guide and availability. We limit our group size to 14 in order to ensure a personal and excellent experience for all. Due to the Reserved Access into the Capitol, we highly recommend booking in advance for this tour! 

  • Expand/Collapse Do we go inside the museum and monuments?

    This walking tour does include Reserved Access entrance into the US Capitol Building and does go inside the Libray of Congress. During the walking tour, we take the time to stop at major monuments so you can take photos as well as hear fascinating stories from our expert guides. 

  • Expand/Collapse What is your cancellation policy?

    When you reserve a tour, we schedule our exceptional guides and support staff to make your tour the best experience possible. For this reason we require a minimum of 72 hours notice for cancellations and/or rescheduling of tours. If you fail to meet your appointment, we still incur the same expenses, we probably have turned away others guests that would like to go on tour, and tour guides may have shown up just for your group. Therefore, there are no refunds for those guests who fail to show for a reservation or cancel without 72 hours notice. 

     

  • Expand/Collapse Are tours cancelled in case of rain?

    No, all of our tours run rain or shine. 

  • Expand/Collapse How big will my group be?

    This walking tour operates with a maximum of 14 people.

  • Expand/Collapse What time do I need to get there for my tour?

    Your tour will start promptly at the scheduled time, therefore please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time. Late arrivals may not be able to get caught up to a tour that has already departed

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour appropriate for children?

    We welcome all ages on this tour, but please note that the majority of the 2.5 hour duration is spent on our feet! Some stories told on tour deal with real life crime, assassinations and scandals which may be inappropriate for younger children.

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour wheelchair-accessible?

    Yes, we are happy to include guests who require wheelchairs on this tour.

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