The Capitol is one of the most widely recognized buildings in the world. It is a symbol of the American people and their government, the meeting place of the nation's legislature, an art and history museum, and a tourist attraction visited by millions every year.
Touring and Visiting the Capitol
Learn more about getting around the Capitol, watching Congress in session, and security procedures.
The works of art in the Capitol complex reflect the development of the United States and Congress. They range from bronze and marble statues to oil portraits and frescoed murals. Take a look at the Senate Art web page
for more information about art in the Senate.