People tend to check in during these times:
Tours are not as extensive as they used to be and you must have tickets.If you can try to get a tour through your local Senator or Reps office.An intern will be your guide and will be less rushed.
Bello muy lindo lugar
For the 150th birthday of Lincoln's death, Peterson house has been open 24 hrs/day.
Construction going on donut covers the George Washington apotheosis
Capture the moment. Breath it in. The painting is magnificent.
Capital done is under repair. But the artwork and architecture are unbelievable
Look for the artist's face painted into the side of the tree in the frieze above the door to the House side.
Gorgeous! Got a neck ache for staring up all day.
Get a personal tour from a Senator's intern!
The painting in the center of the done is known as the Apotheosis of George Washington, raising the President and General to a godlike status. Below is a historical frieze 300 feet around.
Beautiful and full of history!
One of my favorite places in DC. The Rotunda is gorgeous and you'll get a neck ache as you'll spend a lot of time looking up in awe!
Just shock and awe with the impressiveness of this room.
Attending Gold Medal Ceremony with Astronaunts Buzz Aldrin, John Glenn Neil Armstrong and others.
President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act here in the Rotunda on August 6, 1965.
The First American to Lie in State in the Capitol Rotunda: Senator Henry Clay (1852); 11 Presidents have lied in State in the Capitol Rotunda (Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Harding, Taft, Kennedy, Hoov
The Rotunda is 96 feet in diameter and rises 180 feet 3 inches to the canopy.