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Government Buildings

Government Buildings are central to most visits to Washington DC. Learn about these important places from your About guide.

Capitol Visitor Center
Find information about the new Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC, the largest expansion of the U.S. Capitol includes an exhibition gallery, two orientation theaters, a 550-seat cafeteria, gift shops, and restrooms.

White House Visitor Center
White House Visitor Center provides information about the White House, including historical exhibits and a gift shop.

Pentagon Tours – Reservations, Parking, and Visiting Tips
Learn about visiting the headquarters of the Department of Defense including information about tour reservations, points of interest, visiting tips, transportation and more.

The White House
Find out about the White House, the home of the President in Washington, DC. Find out about visiting the White House and the White House Visitor Center.

Photos of the White House in Washington, DC
See photos of the White House in Washington, DC

U. S. Capitol Building
Explore the U. S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC's meeting chambers for the Senate and the House of Representatives.

U. S. Supreme Court Building
Find out about the U. S. Supreme Court Building, the highest judicial authority in the United States. Visit the Supreme Court while you are in Washington, DC.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Watch real money being printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC! Take a tour and see how U. S. paper currency is designed, engraved and printed.

Library of Congress
Find inforamtion about the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, the national library for the Senate and House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Annual White House Spring Garden Tour
The White House Spring Garden Tours have been an annual tradition since 1972 when Pat Nixon first opened the White House gardens to the public.

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is a landmark building housing international trade related businesses, the DC Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center, the permanent theatre for the Capitol Steps, a food court, Iria restaurant and conference facilities.

Federal Reserve Bank
The Federal Reserve Bank in Washington DC sets interest rates and banking policies for the United States.

Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior oversees the National Park system, wildlife refuges, monuments, and recreation areas. The DOI Building is located at 1849 C Street, NW,Washington DC.

Eisenhower Executive Office Building
The Eisenhower Executive Office Building was originally called the State, War and Navy Building. Take a tour of the historical building located just west of the White House.

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