What to know before visiting the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

US Capitol Building

The United States Capitol, also known as the Capitol Building, serves as both the venue where the United States Congress convenes and the location of the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States. At the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., it is situated on Capitol Hill. For a school trip to Washington, D.C., we’ll go over the numerous ways you can see the Capitol below.